Australian’s Business Council for Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) has been lobbying ministers as the Covid-19 crisis escalates, and has stressed the value of mutualism in protecting communities.
In a statement on its website, the national apex body for the sector said: “We’re making sure that the interests of co-operatives and mutuals continue to be represented in a challenging business landscape.
“We’ve been hearing many stories about how businesses are supporting communities to cope during these difficult times. Of course, helping our members is business as usual for co-ops and mutuals.”
Read full article – Australia’s BCCM stresses power of co-operation against Covid-19, Co-op News, 22 March 2020.