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Evergreen Cooperatives

Updated Friday, 8th November 2013

Community wealth building in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Evergreen Cooperatives logo Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Evergreen Cooperatives Evergreen Cooperatives describes itself as an initiative that is "pioneering innovative models of job creation, wealth building, and sustainability. Evergreen’s employee-owned, for-profit companies are based locally and hire locally. They create meaningful green jobs and keep precious financial resources within the Greater University Circle neighborhoods. Worker-owners at Evergreen earn a living wage and build equity in the firms as owners of the business".

It was initiated by government, non-governmental organisations/charities, and researchers, scientists & educators and encourages people to participate through organising & campaigning and co-operatives. Evergreen Cooperatives is local in orientation and concerned with economy and neighbourhood & community.

It was launched in 2008 and is ongoing.  

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