The Cooperatives Gateway aims to promote access, development and the sharing of knowledge on cooperatives and mutuals in the digital age.


In partnership with the cooperative community, the Institute organizes knowledge transfer and training activities on cooperatives management.


The Institute ensures the development of leading research primarily in the field of financial services cooperatives and mutuals.


It’s a go for the Urban Living Challenge

September 19, 2018 - The Institute helped organize an information session about the Urban Living Challenge (Défi urbain) at HEC. Learn more about this initiative that brings together Montréal, McGill's CRIM and the Desjardins Lab Cooperathon.

Executive Training with Sicredi Estaçao

May 25, 2018 - The Alphonse and Dorimène International Institute for Cooperatives welcomed a group of executives (credit union managers and board members) from Sicredi Estaçao, a credit union from the southern region of Brazil.

Third recipient of the Award of Excellence of Cooperatives-HEC Montréal challenge

August 7, 2018 - The Award of Excellence for the second edition of the Coopératives-HEC Montréal Challenge is attributed to Claude Chartrand, a master's student, for his supervised project on the cooperative movement.

Cooperatives Innovation Circle (CIC)

The CIC gathers innovation leaders within cooperatives and mutuals, and encourages and organizes exchanges between them, as well as knowledge transfers from the academic world. The Circle fosters understanding of new challenges and the sharing of ideas to develop new solutions.

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