On July 3rd, 2021 the cooperative movement celebrates the International Day of Cooperatives (CoopsDay) under the theme “Rebuild Better Together”. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the support cooperatives provide for their communities has shown they are uniquely positioned to help economies recover from this crisis.
The 2021 edition of the World Cooperative Monitor will feature an article on large cooperatives and the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. On the occasion of CoopsDay we are releasing a preview. This report provides encouraging indications that cooperative actions during the pandemic’s recovery phase can usher in an economic model that is more sustainable and inclusive.
The full edition of the World Cooperative Monitor, which will be the 10th edition, will be released at the end of 2021 by the International Cooperative Alliance and Euricse.