Co-operative Values and Principles

Co-op values

  • self-help
  • self-responsibility
  • democracy
  • equality
  • equity
  • solidarity

Co-op principles

  • Voluntary and Open Membership
  • Democratic Member Control
  • Member Economic Participation
  • Autonomy and Independence
  • Education, Training and Information
  • Co-operation Among Co-operatives
  • Concern for Community

Our ethical values

  • Openness – nobody’s perfect, and we won’t hide it when we’re not.
  • Honesty – we are honest about what we do and the way we do it.
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