New cooperatives

New cooperatives are being founded in the most diverse sectors. In recent years enterprises have been founded which take on such tasks as the administration of internet domains, human resource development and training courses, energy supply and services for doctors’ surgeries. The cooperative federations actively support these young companies. ‘A future through cooperation’ is a comprehensive compendium of work and information covering all there is to know about entrepreneurial cooperation and new cooperatives. The working group “New cooperatives” offers, alongside its website, an interactive CD-ROM with answers to the following questions:

  • Is cooperation – particularly within a registered cooperative – the right thing for you?
  • Which cooperative forms and aims are there and why are cooperatives especially well suited to modern forms of company cooperation?
  • How do you found a registered cooperative?
Numerous checklists, procedure documents and tips on setting up are at your disposal.

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