Despite the pressure for co-operatives to fold into the dominant corporation model, these business models are still worthy.
There is hope for a different kind of bank – that serves the public and shareholder good.
What is an economy for? And how do we build a community where everyone belongs? We need to answer questions like these to create good, sustainable cities.
Citizens can switch from being consumers to pioneers who drive new designs for living. The German baugruppe model is a leading example.
John Lewis shows how co-ops can be an exemplar of good business – both financially and for their customers and employees.