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Monday, 12 June 2017

Building a Co-operative Country

Building a Co-operative Country

Principality Stadium, Cardiff. Friday 23rd June, 10am. £10 inc VAT

Join this one day event to explore how we can build a culture that embeds co-operative and mutual principles and collaborative approaches in Welsh life. Come together with members and directors, activists and CEOs from co-operatives large and small to discuss how we can promote and increase support for community and collective social, economic and environmental initiatives.
On the programme is:
• Derek Walker, Wales Co-operative Centre, and Adrian Roper, Cartrefi Cymru Co-operative
Welcome and opening comments
• Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner
How do we build a culture that embeds co-operative and mutual principles and collaborative approaches in Welsh life?
• Keith Edwards
Is the feeling mutual?
• Sector focus
Discover more about the fantastic and progressive work being done in the co-operative housing, social care and energy sectors
• Workshop
How does the co-operative sector scale up and out?
• The view from Welsh Government
Outline of Welsh Government’s vision for the role of co-operatives and mutuals in public service delivery
The event is organised and hosted by the Mutuals Alliance. The Mutuals Alliance brings together leading co-operative and mutual organisations across Wales and works towards growing the sector in Wales by creating a greater level of awareness about mutuals and the benefits they bring.
Principal sponsor: Cartrefi Cymru Co-operative
Event sponsors: Trowers and Hamlin LLP, Merthyr Valleys Homes, Wales Co-operative Centre
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