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Published on 15/05/2018by redazione

II° International Seminar of the International Network “Foreign Immigration in the Alps – FORALPS”

ALPINE REFUGEES. FROM LOCAL RECEPTION TO COMMUNITY RESILIENCE

Pacefuturo ONLUS, Pettinengo – Biella (Italy)
May 17-18-19, 2017

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Published on 08/05/2018by redazione

9th International workshop on cooperative finance and sustainable development | Registrations are now open

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.

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Published on 03/04/2018by redazione

World Co-operative Monitor Call for Data. Deadline April 30th 2018

The World Co-operative Monitor, published by the International Co-operative Alliance in conjunction with our scientific partner, Euricse, has become the premier source of annual data on the size of the co-operative economy. It has become a crucial resource for raising the co-operative profile and impact with policymakers, industry professionals and the public at large. It is also an important tool for researchers around the globe.

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IHCO Report 2017. Assessing the worldwide contribution of cooperatives to healthcare.

The International Health Cooperative Organisation (IHCO) and the European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises (Euricse) agreed to jointly develop a research initiative on the contribution of healthcare cooperatives to improve people’s health and wellbeing across the world.

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Published on 13/02/2018by redazione

JEOD: the new issue of the review is out

The new issue (Volume 6, Issue 2)  of the international scientific review The Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity (JEOD) is now available online.

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Published on 19/12/2017by redazione

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

On December 4th and 5th the international workshop organized by EURICSE and entitled “Co-operation as Coordination Mechanism: consequences on the interpretation of the cooperative enterprise“, organized by Euricse, was held at the Department of Sociology and Social Research in Trento. The workshop, organized by Carlo Borzaga and Ermanno Tortia, convened approximately thirty scholars from around the world, including Johnston Birchall (Stirling University), Murray Fulton (Saskatchewan University), Anna Grandori (Bocconi University), and Lorenzo Sacconi (Trento University).

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Published on 16/11/2017by 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 25/10/2017by 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 18/10/2017by 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 19/09/2017by 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 18/09/2017by 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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