Worker Cooperatives Are Finding Investors Who Share Their Values
Oscar Perry Abello, July 2018
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Equal Exchange’s co-founders came together to form the company in the late 1980s, setting out to prove a point: that you could be a successful, even a profitable company and not treat your workers, suppliers, and other stakeholders like cogs in the money-making machine. You could pay everyone fairly, even give workers ownership and control of the company, and have cash left over to repay investors.
See also : [a(https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2018/07/11/worker-co-ops-develop-new-paths-to-raise-outside-capital/) Worker Co-ops Develop New Paths to Raise Outside Capital) by Steve Dubb