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UK co-op economy 2020: a report on the UK’s co-operative sector

The Co-op Economy is the nation’s only comprehensive report on the UK’s co-operative sector. It reveals turnover, membership and employee figures for thousands of co-op enterprises across the UK.
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Sustainability for sceptics

Sustainability for Sceptics took place at King’s College London on February 6th, 2020. The aim was to bridge the gap between business and academia. This report details the output of the Panel discussion, the remarks from the Chairs of the working sessions and the output...
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New Zealand Private Business Survey

This survey asked small and medium-sized companies (defined as those with annual revenues of $1million to $100 million) what their unique needs and challenges were in the current operating environment.
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Educating New Zealand's future workforce: technological change and the future of work

This report explores how technological change will impact on the future of work. It identifies opportunities to improve the promotion of innovation and good practice across the education system.
Draft report

Technology adoption by firms: technology change and the future of work

This report explores the policies to encourage technological adoption and how governments can better encourage technology uptake by firms and grow productivity.
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Governance: myths and reality

Good corporate governance is a complex art, not easily given to the intrusive regulatory frameworks directors now face. The more extensive the regulations, the more demanding is the compliance, the more onerous are the regulatory liabilities, and the more risk averse directors may become. The...
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Capitalism in crisis?

This State of Social Enterprise report showcases how social enterprises are outperforming their peers whilst tackling the triple threat of economic stagnation, social division and environmental meltdown. In order to resolve the crisis in capitalism, the report argues that more social enterprises are needed to...
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Trade and development report 2019: financing a global green new deal

This report suggests that meeting the financing demands of the Agenda 2030 requires rebuilding multilateralism around the idea of a Global Green New Deal, and pursuing a financial future very different from the recent past.
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Community business in 2020

Drawing on the views and experiences of more than 40 community businesses and 20 experts, Community Business in 2030 illustrates the transformative effect the sector could have on both local people’s lives and society as a whole.
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Funding the cooperative city

Funding the Cooperative City explores how citizen initiatives, cooperatives, non-profit companies, community land trusts, crowdfunding platforms, ethical banks and anti-speculation foundations step out of the regular dynamisms of real estate development and arrange new mechanisms to access, purchase, renovate or construct buildings for communities.