Ecosystems

Here are some resources on cooperative business ecosystems.

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The Cooperative Growth Ecosystem: Inclusive Economic Development in Action PDF Democracy at Work Institute and Project Equity
Taking Employee Ownership To Scale PDF Democracy at Work Institute, Democracy Collaborative
Industrial districts and inter-firm co-operation in Italy PDF International Institute for Labor Studies
Local Government Support for Cooperatives PDF Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance
Sustainable Economic Democracy: Worker Cooperatives for the 21st Century PDF MIT Community Innovators Lab, The Barr Foundation
Capturing the Imagination of Future Social Entrepreneurs: A Robust University Based Anchor Institution-led Development Model PDF University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation
The Anchor Mission: Leveraging the Power of Anchor Institutions to Build Community Wealth: A Case Study of University Hospitals Vision 2020 Program Cleveland, Ohio PDF MIT, The Democracy Collaborative @ The University of Maryland
Worker Cooperative Support System in NYC [ppt] Presentation MIT
Worker Owned Cooperatives and the Ecosystems that Support Them PDF MIT
The Role of Local Cooperative Development Agencies in Promoting Worker Cooperatives PDF
Building a Platform for Economic Democracy: A Cooperative Development Strategy for the Bronx PDF MIT/CoLab
Owning Your Own Job Is A Beautiful Thing: Community Wealth Building in Cleveland, Ohio. PDF The Democracy Collaborative at the University of Maryland
The Economic Democracy Training Series: Building Leadership for the Next Economy PDF MIT Community Innovators Lab, Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative
Local Development in Emilia-Romagna: Alternatives in Action PDF INTERCONTINENTAL NETWORK FOR THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL SOLIDARITY ECONOMY
The Cooperative District of Imola: Forging the High Road to Globalization PDF MUEC
Building Resilient Sustainable Economies via the Cooperative Sector and Flexible Specialization: Lessons from the Emilia Romagna Region of Italy PDF Appalachian State University
Industry Clusters: Business Choice, Policy Outcome, or Branding Strategy PDF Regional Technology Strategies
A Targeted Approach to Worker Co-op Development: Lessons from Mondragon and Northern Italy
On the Pursuit of Federal Funding for Urban Cooperative Development: A Matter of Fairness in Funding
Collective Impact Forum Readings
How to Start an Entrepreneurial Revolution PDF
Local Government Support for Cooperatives Democracy at Work Institute
Stanford Social Innovation Review - Collective Impact PDF
Ecosystem Assessment Tool