Publications on Social and Solidarity Economy

October 2010

  1. “Social and Solidarity Economy: Building a Common Understanding”

    25 October 2010

    In support of the First edition of the Social and Solidarity Economy Academy, 25 -29th October 2010, ITC ILO, Turin, Italy

September 2004

  1. Productivity in cooperatives and worker-owned enterprises: ownership and participation - Make a difference

    01 September 2004

    This volume has been prepared as a background paper for the ILO's World employment Report 2004: Employment, productivity and poverty reduction. It examines how the ownership structure and the active participation of workers and members in cooperatives and worker-owned enterprises impact on the productivity of such enterprises.

March 2004

  1. Cooperatives and the Millennium Development Goals

    01 March 2004

March 2003

  1. Rediscovering the cooperative advantage Poverty reduction through self-help

    03 March 2003

May 2001

  1. The Role of Cooperatives and other Self-Help Organizations in Crisis Resolution and Socio-Economic Recovery

    01 May 2001

    The ILO is increasingly reinforcing its capacity to respond to the different crisis situations, based on its specialized experience within its core fields of expertise. Since its inception, the ILO has also been the leading international organization involved in the promotion and support of cooperatives. The aim of this study has been to explore ways in which these two fields of experience can be brought together for the benefit of those who suffer the consequences of crises.

January 2001

  1. The Role of Cooperatives and Other Self-Help Organizations in Crisis Resolution and Socio-Economic Recovery

    01 January 2001