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October is Co-op Month!

October Is Co-op Month!

Written by: Sam Foust on October 3, 2017

“Co-operatives are based on the values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity. In the tradition of their founders, co-operative members believe in the ethical values of honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for others.” – International Cooperative Association

Radical Transparency

Radical Transparency

Written by: Sam Foust on July 16, 2017

Almost universally, the more transparency a company practices, the better the organization functions. Employees tend to be happier, company culture becomes more trusting, ideas flow freely, and certain customers really click with the idea. As Tapscott and Ticoll’s book The Naked Corporation puts it ‘hold corporations accountable for the benefit of everyone’. A book written in 2003, was clearly ahead of it’s time, and highlighted the movement which lead to more and more radical practices that do great benefit and honor values of nonprofits, social entrepreneurs, and B Corps.