International Year of Co-operatives 2012

The United Nations has designated 2012 the International Year of Co-operatives. From Argentina to Zambia, the 1.4 million co-operatives across the globe will be celebrating and showing how they build a better world. Global female co-operative leader, Dame Pauline Green, President of the [...]

Karen Wilkie – Co-operative Party Women’s Network

Women co-operators have always engaged in political action, campaigning early in the 19th & 20th centuries for the vote, for maternity benefits, milk for school-children, divorce law reform, a minimum wage; and initiating the white poppies peace campaign. This year we celebrated the 100th [...]

What is a co-operative?

A co-operative is a proper business. It is worth stating again. A co-operative is a proper business established to make profits, like any other business. In launching the3rdi magazine as a co-operative I have been surprised at the ignorance and misunderstanding that surrounds the co-operative [...]

Yellow Brick House Media Consortium

Leading players in Scotland’s digital media and television industries have collaborated with help from Co+operative Development Scotland (CDS) to form a new consortium agency producing cutting-edge broadcast and internet content. Yellow Brick House Media is a consortium co-operative of four [...]
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