'More than ever, the world needs economic systems whose objectives are not to make a small fraction of humanity monetarily rich but, rather, to build a more inclusive society where quality of life for all is the metric of success. The ideas presented in this publication can serve to further our understanding of the possibilities and challenges associated with unleashing the power of a healthier view of sustainable economics.'
Kathy Bardswick, president and CEO, The Co-operators, Canada
'This collective work brings very useful insights on how cooperatives, in a plural economy, can help build a better world and reach sustainable prosperity. A must read for those who wants to learn about the cooperative model and its economics.'
Monique F. Leroux, president and chief executive officer, Desjardins Group
'An outstanding collection of new economics, reflecting a growing and creative body of work on the practice and the theory of a more inclusive and authentically sustainable economy.'
Ed Mayo, secretary general, Co-operatives UK
'These chapters will be helpful in understanding the challenges we face and how best we can contribute to making this a better world through co-operative action.'
Dame Pauline Green, president, International Co-operative Alliance
'The ideas in this book will help co-operative leaders move co-operative development forward.'
Nelson Kuria, CEO, Co-operative Insurance Company, Kenya
'A unique collection of essays that offers both theoretical arguments and practical insights into how co-operatives can provide the basis for a more socially and environmentally sustainable economy. Required reading for all students in business and economics, and a must read for all interested in the future of the planet.'
Darryl Reed, York University Canada
'Leading economic thinkers provide critical insights in how the co-operative enterprise model meets the growing complex global problems while building a better world. Kudos to Tom Webb and Sonja Novkovic for making this happen.'
Denyse Guy, executive director, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada