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Co-operative Funding - Deloitte

Deloitte 001Funding the Future:Emerging strategies in co-operative financing and capitalization was commissioned from Delotte for the 2012 International Summit of Co-operatives, held in Quebec City from 8-11 October 2011.

To understanmd whether co-operaqtives are facing the same issues as the larger market; how their uniue structure makes it easier or more difficult to achieve adequate funding and what they can learn from their peers, CFOs and senior executives from the world's largest co-operatives were asked how their organizations had fared during the crisis, and how their financing and capitalization strategies were evolving to respond to new market realities. The survey revealed:

The impact of the crisis is real.

Financing priorities are changing.

Regulatory pressure is intensifying.

Access to funding is a priority.

Challenges related to the co-operative structure will continue.

Global News Hub

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Co-operative College

collegelogoThe UK Co-operative College is dedicated to the promotion of co-operative values, ideas and principles. It was established in 1919. In the UK the Co-operative College is developing new models to run schools as co-operatives.  [ more detail ]

IYC Australia 2012

iyc-logo australia_hyphenVisit the Australian  International Year of Co-operatives 2012 web site - established by the Australian IYC 2012 National Steering Committee. Visit the site for Australian activities and resources for the International Year of Co-operatives in Australia.  [ more detail ]