It’s a fact. In Europe, 1.5 million workers co-own their enterprises. They are called worker cooperatives, social cooperatives or participative enterprises. The documentary TOGETHER reveals, through extensive research and exclusive interviews, why those enterprises show a major resilience to the crisis and its consequences through 4 examples: a mineral water plant in Poland (Muszynianka), a company in crisis transformed into a worker cooperative in France (Fonderie de l’Aisne), a consortium of social cooperatives in Italy (Consorzio SIS) and one of Spain’s main business groups (MONDRAGON Corporation).

 

Synopsis

​TECHNICAL DATA

 

​Original title: TOGETHER. How cooperatives show resilience to the crisis

 

Year: 2012                                     

 

Country: Belgium/Spain.                        

 

Running time: 39 min.

 

Audio format: English, French, Spanish, Italian & Polish
 
Subtitles: Japanese, Greek, Turkish, Bulgarian and Korean

 

Genre: Documentary

 

Producer:​ CECOP-CICOPA Europe

 

Director: Ana Sánchez

 

Scriptwriters: Bruno Roelants, Olivier Biron, Leire Luengo, Ana Sánchez

 
Managing producer:​ Leire Luengo
Production company: m30m                                                                                                
Director of Photography: José Luis Fernández

With the financial support of the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities.

​​The information contained in this website does not necessarily reflect the position or opinion of the European Commissión.

© CECOP-CICOPA Europe 2012

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