We have benefitted greatly from those that have travelled this pathway previously, and the support of education and development. If you are considering creating your own Co-operative – see these sites for great resources and guidelines, and people!
BCCM (Cooperative Manuals and How To’s)
GET MUTUAL It’s time to Get Mutual. Get Mutual is an initiative of the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals, Australia’s cross sector peak body for all forms of member owned business. Get Mutual is a self-help website to provide information and resources on setting up and running a co-operative.
EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP Employee share ownership or employee equity ownership is a where a company gives itsemployees shares in the company in which they work. This can be part ownership or full ownership, where the employees effectively own the company.
ICA COOP The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) is a non-governmental co-operative federation or, more precisely, a co-operative union representing co-operatives and the co-operative movement worldwide. It was founded in 1895 to unite, represent and serve co-operatives worldwide.