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 ...

community-wealth.org/strategies/panel/coops/index.html

Cooperatives are businesses governed on the principle of one member, one vote . There are several common types of co-ops (as well as hybrids—which ...

sfp.ucdavis.edu/cooperatives/what_is

A cooperative is a private business organization that is owned and controlled by the people who use its products, supplies or services. Although cooperatives ...

coopseurope.coop/about-co-operatives/what-cooperative

From the outside, a cooperative may look like any other business. It's what goes on inside that makes them different. Cooperatives are businesses with unique ...

cooperativesforabetterworld.coop

Cooperatives for a Better World is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to spread the benefits of the cooperative business model. We believe in the ability ...

www.businessdictionary.com/definition/cooperative.html

Definition of cooperative: Firm owned, controlled, and operated by a group of users for their own benefit. Each member contributes equity capital, and shares in  ...

www.ilo.org/global/topics/cooperatives/lang--en/index.htm

A cooperative is an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social and cultural needs and aspirations through a ...

www.culturalsurvival.org/publications/cultural-survival-quarterly/cooperatives-short-history

Cooperative societies were created long before the advent of the fair trade movement to help workers improve their livelihoods and protect their interests.

www.ica.coop/en/cooperatives/cooperative-identity

The Statement on the Cooperative Identity states that a cooperative is an “ autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, ...