World Cooperative Monitor 2021

Publication date: 14 February 2022
Research areas: Measurement and Impact
Publication categories: Research Reports
Arguments: Measurement and statistics
Organizational types: Credit cooperatives, Worker cooperatives, Consumer cooperatives, Agricultural cooperatives
Tags: world cooperative monitor

The World Cooperative Monitor (WCM) is a project designed to collect robust economic, organizational, and social data about cooperatives worldwide. It is the only report of its kind collecting annual quantitative data on the global cooperative movement. The publication reports on the world’s largest cooperatives and mutuals, or groups of coop­eratives and mutuals, including rankings of the Top 300 and sectoral analysis. The 2021 issue of the World Cooperative Monitor report explores the economic and social impact of the largest cooperatives and mutuals worldwide, providing rankings of the Top 300, sector rankings, and employment data. 2021 marks the 10th edition of this annual research report and continues the analysis on the reactions of cooperatives to the COVID-19 emergency as well as the actions they plan to implement in the recovery phase and how they are pursuing the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Read the Executive Summary.

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