Best Kept Secret - Co-Operative Business Models

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Elgin/St. Thomas Small Business Enterprise Centre

378 Talbot Street

St. Thomas, ON N5R 3L7

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From band-owned record labels and fan-owned pro sports teams to worker-owned microbreweries and community-owned grocery stores, co-operative businesses come in all shapes and sizes; yet they are all built on the common foundational belief in workplace democracy, and in putting people, planet and principles before profit.

Because of this, co-ops work. In fact, study after study shows that co-operative enterprises are by far the most sustainable business model to adopt. Yet despite the fact that there are over ONE BILLION members of co-operatives worldwide, incredibly, this business model has been a best-kept secret in Ontario…until now.

Come learn about, and be inspired by this empowering, diverse sector and find out how you can get involved in building a better world.

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Elgin/St. Thomas Small Business Enterprise Centre

378 Talbot Street

St. Thomas, ON N5R 3L7

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