Co-operatives UK, the membership body for cooperatives, made a pledge for it’s members to be fossil fuel free by 2030. The pledge occurred in the course of a session on sustainability at the National Congress ‘Co-operation: Now’ in Birmingham Town Hall. Co-operatives UK will work with members and partners on the action plan for this […]
We are very happy to announce that Colin MacDougall will be SSG’s new Director of Finance. Colin has worked most recently for the Agency for Co-operative Housing overseeing the Corporate Services Division and previously at La Siembra Co-operative as Director of Finance (source of Cocoa Camino chocolate, and like SSG, a workers co-operative). Based in […]
The All-Party Caucus on Co-operatives held its eight meeting on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015, under the theme “Innovative co-ops in green technologies and climate change adaptation.” Yuill was invited to provide the story of SSG, and why we do what we do. Here is his presentation: “Thank you for inviting me here to present- it […]
SSG is looking for a keen and competent individual to join our cooperative as Financial Director. Find the job posting here!
This tribute by Kaye Grant is taken from the Canadian Workers Cooperative Federation (CWCF) Earlier this month I had the pleasure of interviewing Peter about his time with CWCF and more generally his work in the co-op sector. Peter has a long history with CWCF having been on the founding task force 25 years ago, […]
In December 2015, the world’s leaders will gather in Paris, France to finalise negotiations for an ambitious global agreement that limits the world to a less than a two degree Celsius rise in global temperature. Many believe it is the most significant global negotiation with towns and cities having a critical role to play. “Local government is […]