The Blue Ribbon Commission on Co-operative Capital released this paper to highlight the complex issue of capital for co-operatives. It details how it relates to the fundamental values and how certain challenges can be overcome by co-operatives. The piece highlights a variety of global case studies, including Chapter 2: “The Co-operators Group Limited: A Canadian Perspective” by Frank Lowery and Wayne Schatz.

The paper is available here and check out the Blue Ribbon Commissions other publications here.