Worker Cooperatives Are Finding Investors Who Share Their Values

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Oscar Perry Abello, July 2018

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Summary :

Equal Exchange’s co-founders came together to form the company in the late 1980s, setting out to prove a point: that you could be a successful, even a profitable company and not treat your workers, suppliers, and other stakeholders like cogs in the money-making machine. You could pay everyone fairly, even give workers ownership and control of the company, and have cash left over to repay investors.

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