Tools to Measure Co-operative Performance and Impact

CEARC co-hosted with the Measuring the Co-operative Difference Research Network (MCDRN) in 2014 to organize an international conference focued on how and why co-operatives assess their performance and impacts on society.

The outcomes from the conference were examined at the ICA Research Conference conference in Croatia (www.ICA2014.coop). Conference organizers, in collaboration with the Centre of the Study of Co-operatives at the University of Saskatchewan, have published a free book "Co-operatives for Sustainable Communities". order here.

Conference Program

Measuring the Co-operative Difference: Community Impact and Member Engagement...‌ (Final Report pdf)

Presentations are listed alphabetically by author.

Andreaus, Michele - Integrated Accountability System

Brown, L, Hicks, E; Leclerc A; Jackson-Wood, S - Sustainability and Planning Scorecard

Carini, Chiara - The World Co-operative Monitoring Project

Christiansen, Russ - Co-operative Sustainability Scorecard

Dumont, Melanie - Co-operative Identity and Survival Rate and Data Collections and Statistics

ElYoussef, Hanan - Blueprint Strategy

Glas, Mariano - Cooperativa Obrera

Gordon Nembhard, Jessica - Measuring Community Impact of Co-operatives

Guy, Denyse -

Herbert, Yuill - Sustainability Reporting and Co-operatives

Hewitt, Myrna - Values Based Banking

Hough, Peter - The Co-op Index: Walk the Talk

Marino, Manuel - Co-operative Social Audit and Certification

McInnis, Anne-Marie

McNamara, John - Social Audit - Creating Structures on the Cheap

Martin, Kate

Novkovic, Sonja - Co-operative Performance: What to Measure and Why

Simmons, Richard

Sparreboom, Theo - Statistical Information Challenges

Strube, Martin - Assessing the Quality of a Democracy

Yuill, Bob - Loyalty - Participation - Communication

Westwood, Joanne - Integrated Reporting