Courtesy from ICA website:
250 Million people worldwide earn their living as members or employees of a
Presented for the first time at the International Summit of Cooperatives on 7 October, with the presence of ILO Deputy Director General Sandra Polaski, and available now in an electronic version, the study “Cooperatives and Employment: a global report” carried out by CICOPA, the International organization of industrial and service cooperatives, discusses the significance of cooperative employment in the global landscape, both quantitatively and qualitatively. By piecing up together incomplete statistics, CICOPA has been able to find out that cooperative employment directly concerns 250 million people in the world, without mentioning indirect and induced employment. In the G20, cooperative employment makes up almost 12 % of the total employed population.
Courtesy from Quebec 2016 Summit of Cooperatives:
The International Summit of Cooperatives is the world's leading event for business development in the cooperative and mutual community. It offers managers, decision-makers and leaders of cooperative and mutual enterprises of all size and in all sectors, as well as anyone in the world of business, a unique venue for reflection, discussion, cooperation and training on major trends, as well as on current and future economic and financial issues. By demonstrating that cooperatives are one answer to the major socioeconomic issues of our times, the Summit aims to promote and foster the development of cooperative enterprises in all countries. The event attracts more than 3,000 participants from 93 countries.
The International Summit of Cooperatives is a non-profit organization headquartered in Montreal, Canada.
Courtesy from .coop website: Stories.Coop:
Beyond Rural Electrification - a cooperative story from the Philippines
Courtesy through CNN Philippines:
In Executive Order No. 1, entitled "Re-engineering the Office of the President Towards Greater Responsiveness to the Attainment of Development Goals," Evasco will be overseeing the following agencies that were previously under the Office of the President:
a) Cooperative Development Authority....