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Here's another way cooperatives can help members cut costs.  As public agencies cut procurement staff, many agencies are streamlining their buying activities by purchasing from an ever increasing l

From banners to buttons, flags to flash mobs, cooperators across Canada are showing their IYC colours, but a worker coop in Guelph, ON is showing its IYC flavour: the 2012 Coffee Blend.

Cabot Creamery is the first dairy cooperative to achieve B Corporation Certification, a validation of its attention to environmental and social impacts on stakeholders.  Cabot joins a growing legio

On Aug. 21,  Inc. Magazine released its 2012 500/5000 List of fastest growing private companies in America.

The TICE cooperative aims to help children, families and schools reach their educational goals by DOING something effective.

By providing a forum for children to express their artistic talent through drawing, SICREDI, one of Brazil's credit union organizations and the Texas Credit Union League's (TCUL) "People to People"

If you’re under the age of 30 and a co-op professional, you have a chance to attend the upcoming annual meeting of the National Cooperative Business Association free.

As the energy crisis of the 1970s caused home heating costs to skyrocket, a group of Boston residents decided to help their neighbors who were living in drafty, uninsulated homes.

The Manos Cooperatives were founded in 1968, begun by five women whose goal was to develop economic opportunities for women in a country where there were, and are still, few opportunities for work.

I am constantly amazed at the wonderful variety of cooperatives around the world.  Common Thread is a cooperative with both an economic and social purpose.  Common Thread is a group of sewing co-op

Though few in number, telephone cooperatives still play a very important role in their communities.  McDonough Telephone Cooperative (MDTC) is a 61 year old company that is evolving and changing wi

United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack procaimed August 5-11, 2012 as National Farmers Market Week.  Many of you shop at farmers markets on a regular basis and enjoy a wide variety of f

The Indiana State Fair started today and runs through Aug.

Big business might be synonymous with the multinational corporation. But some of the largest, most influential businesses are owned and operated as co-operatives.

I've talked a lot about cross sector collaboration across the country and internationally in previous blogs.  Indiana cooperatives have an opportunity to participate in cross sector collaboration a

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