en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooperative

A cooperative is "an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise". Cooperatives may include: businesses owned and managed by the people who use their services ( a .... The domain and coop marque differentiates coop products and e-services ...

sfp.ucdavis.edu/cooperatives/what_is

May 22, 2012 ... A cooperative is a private business organization that is owned and ... Cooperatives operate in a broad variety of industries, including the following: ... Supply cooperatives purchase products and services for their members.

cooperativesforabetterworld.coop/learn-about-co-ops

Learn more about cooperatives, the cooperative business model and how they ... power, access goods and services, and create economic opportunity not available to ... Worker co-ops can operate in any industry and on many different scales.

bccm.coop/wp/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/cicopa_2013_2014__en_b_web.pdf

This is the first global biannual report on industrial and service cooperatives and their ... rate in terms of both enterprise numbers and jobs, others are going through ..... renewable energies and environmental services and products (Italy, USA), ...

www.uwcc.wisc.edu/pdf/State_Coop_Economy_2017.pdf

Cooperative businesses provide goods and services in the U.S. economy .... In contrast, each member of a consumer cooperative values patronage differently;.

www.maconelectric.com/pdfs/What%20Are%20Cooperatives.pdf

Cooperatives are businesses that operate in virtually every industry. ▫ More than ... to provide needed goods or services of acceptable quality or at affordable ...

www.uwcc.wisc.edu/pdf/Reynolds_WhitePaper_values.pdf

cooperative business model often define cooperatives in ... on prices and/or services within the economy, the ... standard consumer credit products. In order to  ...

www.inc.com/encyclopedia/cooperatives.html

For business purposes, a cooperative refers to the creation of a nonprofit enterprise for ... Other types of goods and services that can be provided by working under ... Cooperatives may be consumer-owned, producer-owned, or worker-owned.

www.brattleborofoodcoop.coop/join/whats-a-co-op

Regardless of the goods and services provided, co-ops aim to meet their ... Most food co-ops are consumer cooperatives, which means that all our retail co-ops ...