News and opinion
We are a voice for the social economy in Wales. We champion inclusive and co-operative solutions. We shout about your success. Our blogs and opinion pieces feature expert voices from across the sector, whilst our news stories keep you up to date with our work and the progress of co-operation and social entrepreneurship in Wales.
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Access to banking: Why do we need a community bank?
In the face of bank branch closures across Wales, how could a community bank help to ensure that communities and small businesses have access to banking services?BlogCo-operativePolicy
Why co-operatives are essential for the well-being of future generations
Vikki Howells is Assembly Member for the Cynon Valley and Chair of the Cross Party Group on Co-operatives and Mutuals. Here, Vikki reflects on a recent meeting of the group exploring the contribution of co-operatives to the well-being of future generations.BlogCo-operativePolicySocial enterprise
Developing a vision for the social economy in Wales
Some of the leading organisations supporting the social economy in Wales have started workto consider what can be done to enable social enterprises and other organisations in the social economy to play a greater role in building a more prosperous and inclusive Wales.BlogCo-operativePolicySocial enterprise
How can the social economy play a greater role in a building a more prosperous and inclusive Wales?
A guest blog from Kate Carr, Director of Partnerships, Communications and Engagements at the Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.PolicyBlogSocial enterprise