Competitive Vs Cooperative - A Comparison of Two Common Business Models

Jan 6, 2015 |
One of the things I love most about the way we do business in this industry is the fact that we use a cooperative business model rather than a competitive one like they use in Corporate America. ... Read more

Bank Operations Risk - Missing the Point

Nov 11, 2014 |
Basel II has been introduced to encourage banks to improve their management of Credit, Market and Operational Risks. Under the new accord comes a risk based capital requirement specifically for ... Read more

The Legal Structure of Cooperatives

Nov 11, 2014 |
Legally speaking, what is a cooperative? It is deemed an organization that may be legally owned and mutually controlled by people that make up the cooperative. Members are normally producers, ... Read more

SBA.gov: Cooperative

May 25, 2016 |
Explains what a cooperative is, how to form a cooperative, and the advantages and disadvantages of a cooperative as a business structure. ... Read more

Cooperative Business Services

May 25, 2016 |
A cooperative of Ohio credit unions specializing in small business lending. ... Read more

Cooper's Trading Post

May 25, 2016 |
Displays a variety of products, with location, business hours and contact information. ... Read more

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Mar 2, 2016 |
The ILO was founded in 1919, in the wake of a destructive war, to pursue a vision based on the premise that universal, lasting peace can be established only if it is based on social justice. The ILO ... Read more

Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives

Feb 24, 2016 |
Partnership between representatives of the cooperative movement together with farmers' organizations, and the United Nations and its agencies. ... Read more

National Cooperative Business Association

Feb 22, 2016 |
NCBA creates connections for cooperative sectors through legislation, education and member networking events. The nation's only cross-sector member association, NCBA unites the entire co-op community. ... Read more

European Community of Consumer Cooperatives

Feb 18, 2016 |
European Community of Consumer Co-operatives, Euro Coop. ... Read more

Cooperative Hall of Fame

Feb 15, 2016 |
Induction into the Cooperative Hall of Fame is the highest honor that the U.S. cooperative community bestows on the extraordinary men and women who have made GENUINELY HEROIC contributions in support ... Read more

Cornell Cooperative Extension

Feb 10, 2016 |
Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. We bring local experience and research based solutions together, ... Read more

California Center for Cooperative Development

Jan 22, 2016 |
The California Center for Cooperative Development (CCCD) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that promotes cooperatives as a vibrant model to address the economic and social needs of ... Read more