Last update: 02/10/2020

TOWARDS A PEOPLE AND PLANET-ORIENTED (DIGITAL) TRANSITION IN EUROPE : PLATFORM COOPERATIVES AND THEIR FUNDAMENTAL ROLE IN THE CONTEXT OF RECOVERY

Friday, 2 October, 2020

A certain number of so-called platform cooperatives have emerged in different EU Member States to develop alternative models. They differentiate themselves through values and practices: democratic governance, cooperation and mutualization, territorial links, a fair sharing of the created value, a particular care for users’ wellbeing, ethical use of data, specific attention to enhancing social utility and environmental protection, inter-cooperation between projects.

FEBEA has signed this paper in support of platform cooperatives and invites all stakeholders to do the same.

Read and sign the full paper