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About NCGA

National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) is a business services cooperative for retail food co-ops located throughout the United States. We represent 136 food co-ops operating more than 170 stores in 37 states with combined annual sales of over $1.5 billion and over 1.3 million consumer-owners. NCGA helps unify natural food co-ops in order to optimize operational and marketing resources, strengthen purchasing power, and ultimately offer more value to natural food co-op owners and shoppers everywhere.

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Edge of India

Edge of India is a network of rural communities in remote parts of India, offering homestays in villages 'off the beaten track' with extraordinary cultural and natural heritage. The network was developed through a programme funded by the Scottish Government and implemented by partners in India and Scotland, including Dunira Strategy, Ezone, Queen Margaret University and the Strategic Initiatives, Government & Advisory (SIGA) division of YES BANK.

Established in 1997, iCOOP KOREA is consumer co-operative federation to promote ethical consumption and production on business consumers and producers manage together. Members’ co-operation and participation lead iCOOP KOREA to create an alternatives to meet members’ needs and issues in everyday life. Disclosure of information, effective management system, and members’ selection of products contribute to heighten Korean food safety standards. iCOOP KOREA practices ethical consumerism ‘to protect ourselves, our neighbors and the world’ for happiness of all members.

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HSB’s housing co-operatives form a strong, common organisation. As an ethically responsible organisation, HSB wants to be an active model within the industry in climate issues and to be at the forefront of the development of a sustainable housing sector.

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Coop Norway helps to secure and create common values for Coop in Norway, as well as contribute to the co-operative societies for the benefit of members. Coop Norway contributes to strengthening cooperation as farming, highlighting the uniqueness Coops and Coops representative in government agencies. The company is also a strategic and business advocate and works to ensure co-operative societies are getting the best possible conditions.

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Oikocredit is a worldwide cooperative society. It promotes global justice by challenging people, churches and others to share their resources through socially responsible investments and by empowering disadvantaged people with credit.
Values include: People, Sharing, Ecumenical Spirit, Grassroots, Integrity and The Environment.
They lend money to microfinance institutions around the world with an emphasis on: rural areas, women, agriculture and trade

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"Support in the most dynamic and effective the protagonist economic, social and civil co-operative enterprises."
For 125 years this is the goal of Legacoop, the association currently has more than 15,000 cooperative enterprises , active in all regions of our country and in all sectors, able to create wealth and development by putting people at the centre people and the territory.

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Confcooperative, established in 1919 is the largest, legally recognised national organisation for representing, assisting, protecting and auditing the member co-operatives.

It is organised territorially into 22 Regional Unions, 80 Provincial Unions and 5 Inter-provincial Unions.
The sectoral articulation that operates within the Confcooperative, revolves around 8 National Federations: housing, banking, agricultural, consumer co-operatives, fisheries, culture, tourism and sport, labour rights, production and services, social solidarity, healthcare and mutuals.

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Co-operative Support Services (CSS) is a social enterprise development agency serving the diverse communities of island of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Its work is focused on development and support for democratically managed models of enterprise to meet the needs of local communities. The key function of CSS is the promotion, development and support of co-operative/social enterprise sector as part of local sustainable economic development. CSS encourages and supports potential community entrepreneurs to put their ideas into practice.

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ÁFEOSZ-COOP Federation is a Hungarian social partner. As such, it is responsible in contributing to the enhancement of competitiveness that can be reached through legislation in favour of companies and through the modernization of vocational training. In order to reach these aims, it is a founding member of the Permanent Consultation Forum between the Private Sector and Government, where they represent the Federation of the Small- and Medium-sized Companies, are members of the National Economics and Social Council and the Commercial Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee.


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