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Published on 28/11/2017 by redazione

Co-operation as Coordination Mechanism: consequences on the interpretation of the cooperative enterprise

TRENTO, 4-5 December 2017

Venue: Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento

EURICSE in partnership with Department of Economics and Management and Department of Sociology and Social Research organizes the International Workshop: “Co-operation as Coordination Mechanism: consequences on the interpretation of the cooperative enterprise”. (more…)

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Published on 16/11/2017 by redazione

World Co-operative Monitor 2017: key findings

Download here the 2017 World Co-operative Monitor Report!

Make sure to take part in the 2018 Monitor call for data.

Kuala Lumpur, 16 November 2017 – The International Co-operative Alliance and Euricse, the European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises, published today its sixth annual World Co-operative Monitor. The publication reports on the world’s largest co-operative and mutual organisations, providing a ranking of the Top 300 and sectorial analysis based on 2015 financial data. The 2017 World Co-operative Monitor collected data for 2,379 organisations from 8 sectors of activity, 1,436 of which had a turnover of more than USD100m. The Top 300 co-operatives and mutuals report a total turnover of 2.16 trillion USD. (more…)

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Published on 25/10/2017 by redazione

Euricse participation at the International Co-operative Alliance Global Conference

From the 14th to the 17th of November the global co-operative movement will gather in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the ICA Conference and General Assembly. Euricse will be involved in numerous ways in the rich programme focused on “Putting People at the Centre of Development”.

Since 2012 Euricse and the Alliance have partnered to produce the World Co-operative Monitor, a unique research project presenting data on the global co-operative movement. In addition to the rankings of the world’s largest 300 co-operative and mutual organizations, this year the Monitor has some exciting new features. The analysis on co-operative capital continues with a comparison between the Top 300 and a sample of small to medium sized co-operatives. Within each sector, not only are the rankings of the top per sector reported, but also trend analysis on the performance of these co-operatives and mutuals over the last 5 years. (more…)

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Update of the mapping of social enterprises and their ecosystems in Europe

Together with the EMES International Research Network, Euricse has recently won the call for tenders launched by the European Commission (Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion) for the “Update of the mapping of social enterprises and their ecosystems in Europe”.

The objectives of the project are threefold.

Firstly, it aims at updating the country reports on 21 EU countries that were published in 2014 as a result of the first mapping study promoted by the European Commission. Seven country reports had been updated during the second phase of the mapping study, carried out in 2016, which targeted seven EU countries.  (more…)

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Published on 18/10/2017 by redazione

JEOD: Special issue on socio-economic development in biosphere reserves

The new issue (Volume 6, Issue 1) of the international scientific review The Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity (JEOD) is now available online. It is completely dedicated to the topic on community-based and collaborative solutions to sustainable economic development in and around Biosphere Reserves. The issue is edited by Colin Campbel – SEBR Network and OASIIS (Scozia) – and Silvia Sacchetti – University of Trento. (more…)

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Published on 19/09/2017 by redazione

The Principles of European Cooperative Law

The very first comparative study of European principles of cooperative law is out now!

The book “The Principles of European Cooperative Law”, published by Intersentia, is written by a team of legal scholars  (Gemma Fajardo, Antonio Fici, Hagen Henrÿ, David Hiez, Deolinda Meira, Hans-H. Münkner and Ian Snaith) gathered around Study Group on European Cooperative Law (SGECOL) who’s work and studies are supported by Euricse. (more…)

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Published on 18/09/2017 by redazione

Social and socidarity economy and the future of work

Can the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) improve the future of work at a time when more people are looking for employment, economic inequalities are higher than ever and significant economic, technological and demographic changes are threatening to reduce decent work opportunities? The International Labour Organization (ILO) asked Euricse to answer this very important question based on available research and empirical evidence(more…)

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Published on 02/09/2017 by redazione

9° international workshop on coop finance and sustainable development: CALL FOR PAPERS

14-15 June 2018, Trento, Italy

Euricse announces the organization of the 9th Euricse International Workshop on Cooperative Finance and Sustainable Development. The workshop, organized in collaboration with the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Trento and Federcasse (Italian Federation of Cooperative Credit Banks), with the support of EACB (the European Association of Co-operative Banks), will be held in Trento, Italy on June 14th and 15th, 2018. (more…)

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Published on 20/07/2017 by redazione

JEOD is calling for papers on Social Innovation in Social Enterprises

The Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity (JEOD) is now calling for papers for a special issue on: “Social innovation in Social enterprises: What is going on?”. Guest editors: Simone Poledrini (University of Perugia), Florence Degavre (Université Catholique de Louvain), and Ermanno Tortia (University of Trento and Euricse). Deadline for submissions of full paper is 13 November 2017 extended to December 17, 2017, due to popular request, and the publication of the special issue is intend for July 2018. (more…)

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Published on 21/06/2017 by redazione

Euricse enters new research partnership with the ICA

The partnership between Euricse and the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) grows stronger with the addition of a new area of collaboration.  In March 2016 the ICA signed a Framework Partnership Agreement with the European Commission aimed at strengthening the Alliance and the cooperative movement in its capacity to promote international development. This Agreement underpins the “Cooperatives in Development – People-centered Businesses in Action” programme and includes knowledge building activities at the global and regional level. (more…)

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