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IYC 2012 Legacy Documents

Key legacy documents from the International Year of Co-operatives 2012:


A Conceptual Framework for Research into Co-operative Enterprise Mazzarol, T, Simmons, R, Limnios, EM , CEM Discussion Papers, 2011

L ../../sites/all/publications/CEMI DP1102 Mazzarol, Simmons and Limnios 2011.pdf

Building a Better Australia, October 2012,
Co-operatives Urge New Era of Collaboration, IYC 2012 Australia, 2 November 2012 
Co-operative Mapping, Australian Institute, October 2012

Co-operators, SouthEast Housing Co-operative Ltd, October 2012

The 4th list of Australia's Top 100 Co-operatives, Credit Unions and Mutuals by Annual Turnover (August 2012).

Youth Summit Report from the National Co-operative Conference


Blueprint for a Co-operative Decade English, French and Spanish File Attachments:

Building a Better World: 100 stories of co-operation is a collection of inspiring stories of co-operatives drawn from all around the globe., International Co-operative Alliance, October 2012
Emerging Co-operatives,Worldwatch Institute, Vital Signs, 22 February 2012, For sale publication,

Global Forum and Workshop on "Harnessing the Cooperative Advantage to Build a Better World", 4-6 September 2012 at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Ipsos  Marketing and UQAM The Co-operative Movement A global research study on perceptions towards co-operatives, 2012
IRU Courier International Raiffeisen Union, 1/2012

Making a difference - how co-operatives help build a better world, Co-operative College UK and Co-operative Group, 2012
McKinsey on Cooperatives McKinsey & Company 2012 Research was partially underwritten by Desjardins Group, Credit Agricole and CIBP. The research, however, was conducted solely by McKinsey & Company.

McKinsey & Company - Achieving the full potential of cooperative organizations - strengths, challenges and best practices (PDF, 120 Ko)
Research Conference 2012 - An Alternative for the 2st Century, 3-5 July 2012,  Manchester & Rochdale, UK
Rochdale Pioneers Museum - a co-operative history , Co-operative Heritage Trust, 2012
The Globe and Mail(PDF, 4,41 MB)
The Raiffeisen Idea - A Model Fit for the Future, Piet Moerland, Chairman, Executive Board, Rabobank Nederland and  President of the European Association of Cooperative Banks
The Socio-Economic Impact of Cooperatives and Mutuals When the past inspires the future: the contribution of cooperatives and mutuals to making a bertter world Institut de recherche et d’éducation pour les coopératives et les mutuelles de l’Université de Sherbrooke (IRECUS) appreciates 2012
Values as a driver for  business success, Chris Cooper, October 2012

World Co-operative Monitor File Attachments: 





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