International Organisation of Industrial, Artisanal and Service Producers' Co-operatives (CICOPA)

The International Organisation of Industrial, Artisanal and Service Producers’ Cooperatives (CICOPA), is a sectoral organisation of the International Co-operative Alliance. As the global organisation for worker and producer cooperatives trading in sectors from construction and transport to arts and crafts, it has three key aims:

  • The promotion of work and production in a cooperative way;
  • The promotion of worker ownership as a specific type of enterprise and labour organisation;
  • The promotion of the cooperative movement in industrial, craft and service sectors.

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