Overcoming the capital conundrum

07 July 2023

“It can be difficult for co-operatives and mutuals to access the investment capital they need to prosper, grow and compete. This has been a significant impediment to their success, at a time when this way of doing business is more popular than ever,” writes Melina Morrison, CEO at ICMIF member the Business Council of Cooperatives and Mutuals (BCCM, Australia).

Read BCCM CEO Melina Morrison’s guest blog, which was written specially to be shared on the ICMIF website for the benefit of members.

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