Cooperative Principle #3—Members’ Economic Participation

Posted: October 12, 2015

In honor of Cooperative Month, we will highlight Cooperative Principles each week!

Today we are highlighting Cooperative Principle #3—Members’ Economic Participation.

Members are the owners. As such they contribute to, and democratically control, the capital of the cooperative. This benefits members in proportion to the transactions with the cooperative rather than on the capital invested.

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