Ecosystems

Here are some resources on cooperative business ecosystems.

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Title Format Source
The Cooperative Growth Ecosystem: Inclusive Economic Development in Action PDF Democracy at Work Institute and Project Equity
Industrial districts and inter-firm co-operation in Italy PDF International Institute for Labor Studies
Taking Employee Ownership To Scale PDF Democracy at Work Institute, Democracy Collaborative
Local Government Support for Cooperatives PDF Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance
Capturing the Imagination of Future Social Entrepreneurs: A Robust University Based Anchor Institution-led Development Model PDF University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation
Sustainable Economic Democracy: Worker Cooperatives for the 21st Century PDF MIT Community Innovators Lab, The Barr Foundation
Worker Cooperative Support System in NYC [ppt] Presentation MIT
Worker Owned Cooperatives and the Ecosystems that Support Them PDF MIT
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
Building a Platform for Economic Democracy: A Cooperative Development Strategy for the Bronx PDF MIT/CoLab
The Role of Local Cooperative Development Agencies in Promoting Worker Cooperatives PDF
Owning Your Own Job Is A Beautiful Thing: Community Wealth Building in Cleveland, Ohio. PDF The Democracy Collaborative at the University of Maryland
Local Development in Emilia-Romagna: Alternatives in Action PDF INTERCONTINENTAL NETWORK FOR THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL SOLIDARITY ECONOMY
The Economic Democracy Training Series: Building Leadership for the Next Economy PDF MIT Community Innovators Lab, Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative
The Cooperative District of Imola: Forging the High Road to Globalization PDF MUEC
Industry Clusters: Business Choice, Policy Outcome, or Branding Strategy PDF Regional Technology Strategies
Building Resilient Sustainable Economies via the Cooperative Sector and Flexible Specialization: Lessons from the Emilia Romagna Region of Italy PDF Appalachian State University
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