Meet our membersCECOP has 26 member organizations in 15 European countries. Click on the map to get more details about our members in each country.
Luca Pastorelli, President, The European Research and Development Service for the Social Economysupports the development of the social economy in Europe through the implementation of knowledge-based activities, such as training, project design, consultancy and advisory services, technical assistance and research.
Stilian Balasopoulov, President
The National Union Of Workers’ Productive Cooperatives in Bulgaria is aimed at strengthen and develop the system of enterprises affiliated to the Union in the spirit of the cooperative principles and values. It represents 251 worker cooperatives with more than 14,000 workers members throughout the country. 30 producers cooperative employs people with disabilities, providing jobs for 1,800 worker members with various degrees of disabilities.
Rostislav Dvorak, President
The Union of Czech and Moravian Producers’ Cooperatives promotes and defends the interests of its members and provide them with advice, information and consulting in different sectors. It represents more than 200 producers’ cooperatives at the national level.
Susanne Westhausen, Chief Executive
Kooperationen is an organization representing the cooperative movement in Denmark. Its aim is to promote the development of the cooperative idea and business form as an alternative to private business through its activities, fostering cooperation between cooperative organizations, companies and associations. It represents approximately 225 cooperatives and 16,000 workers.
C/o Idekoop Co-operative
Jarmo Hänninen, President
Coop Finland was established in 1997 as a national association of experts on cooperatives. The association aims to improve and keep up to date its member’s expertise in cooperative development. It affiliates around 70 cooperatives.
Patrick Lenancker, President
La Confédération Générale des Sociétés Coopératives et Participatives is the national organization of French worker cooperatives’ network whose aim is to support the creation, buyout and development of cooperative enterprises. It represents 2,680 cooperatives et 51,000 workers of which 26,900 are workers members that create an aggregate turnover of €4,4 million.
Hugues Sibille, President
The Institut de Developpement de l’Economie Sociale is the principal partner in business investment of Social Solidarity Economy in France.
FÉDÉRATION SCOP BTP
Jacques Petey, President
The Fédération des Sociétés Coopératives et Participatives du Bâtiment et des Travaux is a major actor in providing advice and defending the interest of the French construction cooperatives.
Olga Pegoraro, President
AGCI Produzione e Servizi di Lavoro is a national sectorial body promoting cooperatives active in industry, services, construction, transportation and logistics, environment and energy sectors in Italy. It represents 2,788 cooperatives, with 52,674 worker, 42,264 being workers members. The aggregate turnover of AGCI-PSL is € 3,584 million.
Giuseppina Colosimo, President
AGCI Solidarietà promotes the work of social cooperatives affiliated to the General Association of Italian Cooperatives (AGCI). It represents 864 cooperatives, with 14,909 workers members and 4,332 non-workers members. The aggregate turnover of AGCI Solidarietà is € 360 million.
Carlo Zini, President
L’Associazione Nazionale Delle Cooperative di Produzione e Lavoro is the national association of industrial cooperatives affiliated to Legacoop, in Italy. It represents 315 cooperatives and 5 consortia in the construction sector with a turnover of €5,95 million; 460 cooperatives in the industrial sector and 118 cooperatives in the sector of engineering and consulting with a turnover of €138,69 million.
Maurizio Gardini, President
La Confederazione Cooperative Italiane is one of the main Italian inter-sectorial organization for the representation, assistance, defense and auditing of the Italian cooperative movement and social enterprises. It represents 20.000 cooperatives in different sectors, 550.000 workers and has 3.2 million individual members and a turnover of €62 billion.
Fabrizio Bolzoni, President
Legacoop Serivizi is the national association of cooperatives, enterprises and entities that work in the sectors affiliated to the National League of Cooperatives and Mutual Societies. It represents 2.000 cooperatives, in many business sectors from the transportation of freight handling and logistics, transport of people to the private security and trust services, from catering and commercial services for Cultural Heritage, from hygiene and environmental sanitation to global service and facility management, up to areas of more recent evolution and development such as information and advice. It employs 170,000 workers and has 113,000 individual members and a turnover of €8 billion.
Paola Menetti, President
Legacoopsociali is a national organization whose purpose is to organize and represent the social cooperatives affiliated to Legacoop, to promote cooperative policies and values and to support social and entrepreneurial projects. It represents 2,700 social cooperatives and cooperative consortia, 110,000 workers of which 82% are workers members and has a turnover of €3,7 billion
Camillo De Bernardis, CEO
The Cooperazione, Finanza, Impresa is a cooperative society which bears part of the risk capital and investment of thecooperatives it supports, provides management support and follow-up and gives advice regarding strategic and operative decisions.
FEDERLAVORO E SERVIZI
Massimo Stronati, President
Part of Confcooperative, Federlavoro e servizi is a federation that represents and gives legal, technical, financial assistance to its affiliated members, mainly worker cooperatives in the sectors of service and transports. It has 5.409 affiliated cooperatives, employs 182.500 workers and has 250.000 individual members for an annual turnover of €9,3 billion.
Giuseppe Guerini, President
Federsolidarietà is part of Confcooperative and represents and gives legal, technical, financial assistance to social cooperatives members of its network. It has 5.879 affiliated cooperatives, 218.211 individual members and 224.500 workers with an annual turnover of €6.3 billion.
Anthony Dalli, President
Koperattivi Malta is the representative of the Maltese cooperative movement affiliating 73 cooperatives.
Janusz Paszkowski, President
The National Auditing Union Of Workers’ Cooperatives in Poland activities aim at facilitating the work of affiliated and non-affiliated cooperatives.
Julieta Sanches, President
The National Federation of Social Solidarity Cooperatives’ mission is to defend the interests and rights of children and young people with intellectual disabilities and their families through promoting the work of social cooperatives all over Portugal.
Mrs. Sevastita Grigorescu, President
The National Union of Handicraft And Production Co-operatives of Romania ensure the representation and promotion of economic, social and cultural interest of cooperators and members at the public and private level.
Iveta Chmelova, President
Coop Product Slovakia is an open association grouping together production cooperatives and other cooperatives.
Juan Antonio Pedreño, Presidente
Manuel Mariscal, CICOPA President
La Confederación Española de Cooperativas de Trabajo Asociado promotes and defends the interests of regional unions and Federations of worker cooperatives in the sector of manufacturing, construction, tourism, as well as social, health and education in Spain. It represents 17.000 worker cooperatives, 210.000 workers and a turnover of €1,3 million.
Ruperto Iglesias García, President
The Entrepreneurial Confederation of Workers-Owned Enterprises is a non-profit organization, independent, pluralistic and participatory, which aims to represent and defend the interests of territorial member organizations and its associated companies.
Gordon Hahn, President
Coompanion, is the Swedish Network of Cooperatives Development Centers 25 regional umbrella organizations acting as business advisor working to sustain, give assistance and train new cooperatives in Sweden.
Ed Mayo, Chief Executive
Cooperatives UK is the network for UK’s cooperatives promoting and developing member-owned business. It represents 733 cooperatives and has a turnover of £37 billion.