CoopGateway 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 on cooperatives and mutuals.


Conference: “One Objective: Profit and Social Impact – New Business Models”

January 8, 2019 - The Alphonse and Dorimène Desjardins International Institute for Cooperatives is organizing a conference on new business models that could reconcile profit and social impact. A conference moderated by Ms. Naomi Ananou, Lecturer at HEC Montréal.

Presentation of the Institute to the Midis de la recherche: a successful event!

November 22, 2018 - Some photos and notes of the event Midi de la Recherche of HEC Montréal, to which the Institute participated.

Les Midis de la recherche: A new strategy to support research on cooperatives

November 14, 2018 - The Alphonse and Dorimène Desjardins International Institute for Cooperatives will present at the Midi de la recherche of HEC Montréal.


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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