Co-operatives East Midlands Information
World’s Top 300 co-ops have a combined turnover of $2.164 trillion in agriculture, insurance, banking and financial services, health, education and social care plus utilities, wholesale and retail trade.
International – ICA www.ica.coop
In a world of automation and globalisation, co-op model offers answers and re-balances innovation coming from people who their community needs – a bottom up approach.
In the UK, there are a number of independent large retail co-operatives, each with their own members but each sharing in the wider objectives of a co-op movement. They operate a variety of business and Mid Counties Co-operative has a childcare and energy wing.
CO-OPERATIVE WORKING MAKES THE COMMUNITY
Co-operatives East Midlands is "an unincorporated association".