Welcome to Co-operative Alternatives

Co-operative Alternatives aims to develop and support a strong co-op movement connected across the island of Ireland and doing business in a fair, just and ethical way. We are Northern Ireland’s leading co-operative development agency offering high quality support and expert knowledge to existing and emerging co-operatives.

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Co-operative Fortnight 2020

A podcast on co-operatives

In collaboration with Combination NI, we have released a podcast on co-operatives in NI featuring an interview with Ellie Perrin and Tiziana O’Hara to celebrate the beginning of #CoopFortnight2020 #KeepCooperating #JoinACoop.

CLICK HERE: Co-operatives in Northern Ireland PODCAST

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For more events to celebrate and discuss 2020 co-ops, read more here Co-operative Fortnight 2020

 

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Co-op Alternatives

Worker and Employee Owned Co-operatives – the Future of Work?

The concept of a worker owned co-operative is still unfamiliar. We often think about the standard management and labour structure. Times are changing, and now just might be the time… Read more

Saving and Generating Energy – The Co-operative Way

On the 6th October 2020, Co-operative Alternatives hosted a webinar entitled ‘Saving and Generating Energy – the Co-operative Way’. We invited Karen Arbuckle and Anne Ford, the respective Chairs of… Read more