Taking the co-operative way of doing business
to a new level!
The Blueprint for a Co-operative Decade is a global strategy of and for co-operatives. And it is decidedly ambitious! To achieve the 2020 Vision of the Blueprint, the Alliance pursues Blueprint programmes in five priority areas:
The 2020 Vision
The 2020 Vision, embedded within the Blueprint strategy, aims for the co-operative form of
business – by 2020 – to become:
- The acknowledged leader in economic, social, and environmental sustainability
- The model preferred by people
- The fastest growing form of enterprise
The 2020 Vision rests on five pillars where co-operatives must make significant strides in order to reach their full potential. The first two – Participation and Sustainability – are differentiators. These traits set co-operatives apart from other business models in the marketplace. The third – Identity – takes the core and backbone of the co-operative model into our digital and virtual age. The fourth and fifth – Legal Frameworks and Capital – are exogenous factors that can inhibit or facilitate co-operative economy.
The Alliance pursues Blueprint initiatives in these five priority areas in order to achieve the 2020 Vision. Nevertheless, reaching our goals requires all hands on deck. Tell us what you are doing with the Blueprint!