Coop Values & Principles

Ten Coop VALUES 

  • EQUALITY
    • No matter how much money a member invest on his/her share account she is entitled to just one vote.
  • EQUITY
    • We carry our business in a way that is fair and unbiased.
  • SOLIDARITY
    • We share interests and common purposes with our members and other coops.
  • ETHICAL VALUES
    • Nobody’s perfect and we won’t hide it when we’re not.
  • HONESTY
    • We have integrity about what we do and the way we do it.
  • SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
    • We encourage people to be answerable for their own community and work together to improve it.
  • CARING FOR OTHERS
    • We regularly fund characteristics and local Community groups with the profits of our businesses.
  • SELF-HELP
    • “We help members to help themselves”.
  • SELF-RESPONSIBILITY
    • “We are answerable for our action”.
  • DEMOCRACY
    • Members have the right to participate, to be informed, to be heard and to be involved in making decisions.