Ethiquable

www.ethiquable.coop

WE ARE A SCOP, A COOPERATIVE ENTERPRISE

We, the employees of ETHIQUABLE, are the sole shareholders of the company. We are approved solidarity company of social utility. For 17 years, we have been acting in favor of committed fair trade and supporting organic peasant agriculture with 80 cooperatives of small partner producers. Our fair trade projects have a direct impact for 48,990 producers in 27 countries. Each of our fair trade and organic products comes from a single region, a single organization with which we have identified a development and empowerment project. We support producers in the field to carry out these fair trade projects.  

What exactly does the Scop status and the ESUS acronym mean  ?

ESUS approval is issued in the prefecture for a period of 5 years to companies that:

✔️  pursue a goal of social utility or general interest
In our statutes, it is specified that the objective of ETHIQUABLE is the development of fair trade. 100% of our activity concerns fair trade and support for organic peasant agriculture.

✔️  whose capital is not traded on a financial market
Ethiquable’s capital belongs to its employee-members. The business cannot be sold.At ETHIQUABLE , we are 140 employees and 89 employees are members of our SCOP . All employees are required to become members after 2 years of seniority.
More information on how our SCOP works

✔️  having a remuneration policy that respects a maximum salary ceiling
Our salary scale between the lowest salary and the highest salary is from 1 to 4. We respect – easily – the annual ceiling set at 7 times the SMIC for the highest salaries.

Since 2003, our cooperative company has assumed a committed vision of fair trade exclusively focused on supporting small-scale agriculture and direct & lasting relationships with producers.

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Lala Cooperative

www.lalagardens.coop

Feet in the soil. Head in the clouds.

Come for the community. Stay for the LaLa.

A Makers & Gardeners Space & Residency

We offer common space, a kitchen, equipment, tools, and s bathroom for those who need space to create, produce, garden, or work in harmony with Mother Earth in some other way. Become a member to book our space!

We are also a space for creatives and naturalists to create their dream residency. Apply here.

Hosting & Providing Space for Education & Events

In-person and online offerings, including immersions, cohorts, retreats, and quests focused on natural farming, composting, the economy of ecology, soil building with goats, working with fermented clay, Web3 / NFTs, womens and mens circles, self-care, art galleries, poetry nights, fashion shows, movie nights, marketplaces, ceremony, garden games, & more! Check out our past and upcoming events here.

Web 3 / Blockchain Applications

We’re using our Garden Gate NFTs to manage memberships, track our members’ contributions, and reward them. We’re using our Microbe Heroes NFTs to create garden sanctuaries, ameliorate homelessness in Fort Collins, and fund regenerative projects with 40% of the revenue generated from the collection. We’re also taking part in Seeds’ Regen Civics Alliance, as a land-based project leveraging Web3 technology to regenerate, which includes our developing a LaLa Coin to reward regenerative action and compensate contributors. Our products and services will soon be available for purchase via LaLa Coin.

About Cooperatives and .coop
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CICrA Justicia Ambiental

www.cicra.coop

CICrA Justicia Ambiental is a critical and applied research cooperative. We defend environmental justice in the current context of global crisis, marked by the effects of the climate emergency, the loss of biodiversity and the depletion and deterioration of natural goods essential for life, among others.

The global crisis affects people unequally, putting the human rights of a large part of the world’s population at risk. On the one hand, it accentuates the historical imbalances in access to the benefits of the global social metabolism and, on the other hand, it transfers environmental liabilities to the most vulnerable groups.

Environmental justice, an approach that gives meaning to this cooperative project, focuses on diagnosing, explaining and combating these inequalities.

Our main areas of knowledge are climatic migrations, thehuman right to water and sanitation, the right to basic services, environmental democracy and support for the demands of indigenous peoples.

At CICrA Environmental Justice we want to accompany you in your projects for environmental justice. We are by your side for whatever you need, you just have to contact us!

Collective resilience, combative joy.

ABOUT US

We are a multidisciplinary team with extensive experience in the academic world and in different social movements.

After years working as independent consultants, we decided to associate with the aim of sharing our horizons, knowledge and potential, as well as dignifying our working conditions.

We decided to establish ourselves as a cooperative because we are convinced that the best way to develop our activity, as researchers, teachers and activists in the field of law and environmental sciences, is through collective and horizontal governance within the social, solidarity economy and environmental.

CICrA is, in itself, a form of collective feminist resilience. For this reason, we also recognize ourselves in values ​​such as mutual aid, responsibility, democracy, transparency, equality and equity and, of course, the commitment to those practices of socio-environmental transformation from which we work, always from combative joy. . Our project was born deeply rooted in the Catalan associative fabric, but also in other regions of the Spanish State and Latin America. The members have extensive experience as activists in various socio-environmental organizations and groups

About Cooperatives and .coop


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Co-operatives UK

www.uk.coop

Co‑operatives UK is the voice for the UK’s thousands of independent co‑ops.

As the voice of the UK’s co-operative movement, we empower and support co-operative enterprise with specialised knowledge and expertise, to grow the co-operative economy and create a fairer society.

Co-operatives UK is a network of thousands of co-operatives. We are owned and controlled by our members, who are member-owned organisations. 

By promoting shared wealth through member ownership, we are committed to enable anyone in the UK to form, or join, thriving and sustainable co-ops.

Our vision is to build a better world through co-operation.

Our mission is to empower and grow the UK’s co-operative economy by being the voice of co-operation and member ownership.

How do we do this?

We promote co-ops by lobbying policy makers and raising awareness of co-ops to the public through our campaigning activities.

We develop co-ops by providing specialist advice to co-operative businesses, and securing funding to support the sector to grow and thrive.

We unite co-ops by organising national events, local workshops and networking sessions so co-ops can connect, learn and do business together.

About Cooperatives and .coop
The global Cooperative community has more than 1 billion members, representing 12% of the world’s employed population. All Cooperatives verify their identity when selecting a .coop web address. Your unique business identity is recognized online with a .coop domain name – your digital brand – a brand known for its economic advantages to its community, consumers, and members.

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Bohol Community MPC

www.boholcommunitympc.coop

Mission: BCMPC

Building a strong membership base

Creating Opportunities by providing responsive products and services

Maintaining financial sustainability

Patronized by the member themselves

Continuous product innovation

In the early 1970’s, the Diocese of Tagbilaran City organized cooperatives in different parishes in Bohol. One of the eight parishes chosen was Loay Parish. The late Fr. Ranulfo Nazareno organized the Loay Credit Union with 15 cooperators with 15 thousand as their (CBU) capital build up with the purpose of alleviating the economic condition of the people and serve as an alternative lending facility to liberate the poor from the bondage of poverty.

In the year 2011, through a unanimous vote made by the General Assembly, the name Loay Community Multipurpose Cooperative was amended to Bohol Community Multipurpose Cooperative (BCMPC) with an operation of “ nationwide coverage” with the tagline “Our Member, Our Asset”.

As we are more than forty years of existence, With God’s grace Bohol Community Multi-Purpose Cooperative will continue to pursue the noble cause of helping its members as A leading and sustainable cooperative managed by competent officers and staff with the support of empowered members As we recognize that our success is an on-going journey.

About Cooperatives and .coop
The global Cooperative community has more than 1 billion members, representing 12% of the world’s employed population. All Cooperatives verify their identity when selecting a .coop web address. Your unique business identity is recognized online with a .coop domain name – your digital brand – a brand known for its economic advantages to its community, consumers, and members.

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Compass NS

www.compassnshomes.coop

The story of the Mission, Vision & Values of the Compass NS organization:

We sustain, build and grow inclusive housing cooperative communities by drawing on our core values of sustainability, inclusion, and collaboration so that we achieve our vision of being the housing of choice for Nova Scotians who want strong governance and credible management in a thriving co-op community.

Compass NS was incorporated as a non-profit housing co-operative under the Co-operative Associations Act in Nova Scotia in April 2016.

The governance structure of Compass NS includes resident members, and non-resident members, who bring specific skills and expertise
to the co-operative. The current board consists of 7 directors, 4 non-resident and 3 resident directors.

Compass NS, was incorporated in 2016 to assist co-operatives in need of support and to grow the co-op sector. Since late 2019, six co-operatives have amalgamated into Compass NS. Compass NS is currently in the process of growing through development and has three development projects underway.

Compass NS currently has 111 homes located in 8 neighbourhoods. Compass NS’s Neighbourhoods are located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik people, first signed with the British Crown in 1725.

About Cooperatives and .coop
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Confederació de cooperatives de Catalunya

www.cooperativescatalunya.coop

Confederation of cooperatives of Catalonia


In the face of common challenges, in the face of the needs of people, organizations and society, our answer is the sum total.

We know that adding people, interests and wills always multiplies the result. This is how, thanks to participation, democratic management and cooperation, we generate more wealth, more well-being, more justice, more solidarity, more sustainability.

This is the strength of cooperativism.

Mission

The Confederation of Cooperatives of Catalonia groups, leads and represents cooperativism in Catalonia and is the maximum body for dialogue with the Administration. Coordinates, disseminates and promotes the cooperative model in accordance with the cooperative principles of the International Cooperative Alliance.

Vision

The Confederation of Cooperatives of Catalonia will be the builder and guarantor of an image that highlights the values ​​that make cooperativism an integrative, open, transformative and sustainable economic and social model. It will give cohesion to the diversity of the cooperative world, promote cooperative training and offer services of transversal interest to the federations and innovative projects driving the cooperative model, which are born from the joint work with the member federations.

About Cooperatives and .coop


The global Cooperative community has more than 1 billion members, representing 12% of the world’s employed population. All Cooperatives verify their identity when selecting a .coop web address. Your unique business identity is recognized online with a .coop domain name – your digital brand – a brand known for its economic advantages to its community, consumers, and members.

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Windcoop

www.wind.coop

Windcoop operates container ships under sail, propelled for the most part by the energy of the wind , which is inexhaustible, clean and free. These innovative vessels contribute to the development of less polluting transport. Our ambition is for it to be owned by a host of shipowners wishing to accelerate the transition of maritime transport. Our first sailing freighter will begin construction in 2023.

Structured as a cooperative, Windcoop offers everyone, individuals, companies and communities, the opportunity to become a member in order to offer a new model of shipping company. This militant project will allow all stakeholders to develop a low-carbon transport model, concerned about people and the environment.

The Windcoop vessel, 85 meters long, has been optimized to achieve the best sailing performance.

It will be operational on our first France-Madagascar line, which will open in 2025.

This Windcoop freighter will be the first of a long series. We want to develop a fleet of low-carbon ships to meet the challenges of international transport.

Our objective: to design maritime routes that adapt to the needs of our customers.

Importers, producers, shippers… Our next lines therefore depend on you! Contact us, we are at your disposal.

The cooperative is Windcoop’s raison d’être. Become shipowners by our side

Because this collaborative model offers everyone the opportunity to become a player in the transition and a decision-maker on the transport of the goods that make up our daily lives. By all becoming members, we act together for the emergence of fairer transport through our shared governance.

About Cooperatives and .coop
The global Cooperative community has more than 1 billion members, representing 12% of the world’s employed population. All Cooperatives verify their identity when selecting a .coop web address. Your unique business identity is recognized online with a .coop domain name – your digital brand – a brand known for its economic advantages to its community, consumers, and members.

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CLIMBS Life and General Insurance Cooperative

www.climbs.coop

CLIMBS Life and General Insurance Cooperative, established at Cagayan De Oro in 1971, is a leading LIFE & NON-LIFE micro-insurance provider in the Philippines licensed by the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) & the Insurance Commission (IC). Through the years, CLIMBS leads and strengthens its advocacy in providing insurance protection especially for the grassroots of the country while upholding the cooperative principles as its way of doing business.

Founded in 1971 by the late Atty. Mordino Cua and Atty. Aquilino Pimentel Sr., CLIMBS started by bringing mutual protection to its members as an alternative to insurance products offered by big traditional insurance companies especially in the Visayas and Mindanao.

With increasing number of members who wish to be protected by insurance, throughout the years, CLIMBS offered more and more services to cover their increasing needs. It eventually ventured into partnerships with primary cooperatives nationwide through CoopAssurance Center (CAC) to become a distribution channel of insurance products and services to its members and, overall, as a financial solutions provider to cooperatives and their respective members.

It has its Branch office in Quezon City, area offices in Davao City, Cebu City, Naga City, Baguio City and Iloilo City and satellite offices nationwide.

On hindsight, CLIMBS’ achievements became possible due to the tenacity of its leaders who doggedly moulded a fledgling organization into a viable, service-oriented grassroots insurance institution. The support it received from cooperative in the country, the presence of open-minded, dynamic, aggressive and result-oriented leadership and a management style that always seek common grounds are important factors that brought CLIMBS to its present status.

In the meantime, CLIMBS continues its journey into becoming a complete financial solution enterprise.

About Cooperatives and .coop
The global Cooperative community has more than 1 billion members, representing 12% of the world’s employed population. All Cooperatives verify their identity when selecting a .coop web address. Your unique business identity is recognized online with a .coop domain name – your digital brand – a brand known for its economic advantages to its community, consumers, and members.

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The Radstock Co-operative Society

www.radstock.coop

History:


We are one of the few truly independent co-operative retailers and sit at the heart of the communities in which we serve across our retail estate. We are totally committed to meeting the needs and wider aspirations of our members, customers and the people who reside within our trading area. Established in 1868, the Society currently comprises of twenty convenience stores, post office services and a 1,000 acre dairy farm.

Social responsibility is part of the fabric of the organisation which has its roots based on the founding principles of the co-operative movement.

Services:


To be the best community retailer, growing the business for the future and considering co-operative principles in everything we do.
We’re an independent, member owned co-operative retailer operating a number of community stores around Somerset.
As an ethical retailer we support Fairtrade and local suppliers. We have regard for animal welfare and take our responsibility for social and environmental matters very seriously. We endeavour to engage with the local communities within our trading areas.

About Cooperatives and .coop


The global Cooperative community has more than 1 billion members, representing 12% of the world’s employed population. All Cooperatives verify their identity when selecting a .coop web address. Your unique business identity is recognized online with a .coop domain name – your digital brand – a brand known for its economic advantages to its community, consumers, and members.

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