Cooperative

Ni Hsin to Expand Energy Coffee Business through Partnership with O&G Cooperative

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 8:00am

The partnership will see BlackBixon retailing its drinks at various onshore and offshore O&G locations owned by members of KTP.

Key Points: 
  • The partnership will see BlackBixon retailing its drinks at various onshore and offshore O&G locations owned by members of KTP.
  • This agreement will not only benefit BlackBixon through having more locations to distribute the energy coffee drink, but also benefits members of the cooperative, who will have another source of income through their participation in the BlackBixon business.
  • BlackBixon's business model fits in nicely, promoting small scale business which the members of KTP can participate."
  • We are optimistic this growing online business platform will further enhance the visibility of and offer business opportunities for BlackBixon.

Ocean Spray Appoints Chief Commercial Officer, USA and Chief Human Resources Officer

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

Monisha Dabek has joined Ocean Spray as the company's new Chief Commercial Officer, USA, and Sarah Evans has joined as the new Chief Human Resources Officer.

Key Points: 
  • Monisha Dabek has joined Ocean Spray as the company's new Chief Commercial Officer, USA, and Sarah Evans has joined as the new Chief Human Resources Officer.
  • She comes to Ocean Spray from Danone, where she most recently created and led the Enterprise Strategy & Innovation team.
  • At Ocean Spray, Dabek now leads the cooperative's Sales, Marketing, Innovation, ConsumerInsightsand Public Relationsas the owner of the P&L for the U.S. region.
  • Sarah Evans joins Ocean Spray after a nearly two-decade career leading human resources and talent organizations.

AgriBank Pays Quarterly Preferred Stock Dividend

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

Paul-based AgriBank paid a quarterly cash dividend of $1.7188 per share on its 6.875 percent non-cumulative perpetual class A preferred stock to holders of record as of March 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Paul-based AgriBank paid a quarterly cash dividend of $1.7188 per share on its 6.875 percent non-cumulative perpetual class A preferred stock to holders of record as of March 1, 2021.
  • AgriBank issued $250 million of preferred stock on Oct. 29, 2013 to provide the Bank and the 15-state Farm Credit District it serves with long-term access to high-quality capital, helping ensure the District is well-positioned to meet the long-term growth and credit needs of farmer and rancher customers.
  • Under Farm Credit's cooperative structure, AgriBank is primarily owned by 14 local Farm Credit Associations, which provide financial products and services to rural communities and agriculture.
  • The AgriBank District covers a 15-state area stretching from Wyoming to Ohio and Minnesota to Arkansas.

Geekco Concludes a Strategic Partnership With Eva Coop Allocating Over $ 300,000 to Promote Local Businesses and Delivery Services via the FlipNpik App

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

MONTREAL, March 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (TSX-V: GKO) Geekco Technologies Corporation (Geekco) announces the conclusion of a strategic partnership with Eva Coop (EVA) a cooperative.

Key Points: 
  • MONTREAL, March 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (TSX-V: GKO) Geekco Technologies Corporation (Geekco) announces the conclusion of a strategic partnership with Eva Coop (EVA) a cooperative.
  • Geekco and Eva, two young Quebec entities, are now joining forces to promote local businesses through the FlipNpik application.
  • In the past few months, Eva has made over 50,000 rides and deliveries for nearly 48,000 users.
  • Eva is established in Montreal, Quebec and Saguenay and is the first application of its kind based entirely on "blockchain".

National Cooperative Bank Releases 2020 Mission Report Highlighting Lending, Advocacy, Economic Development and DEI Initiatives

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 4:34pm

ARLINGTON,Va., March 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --National Cooperative Bank (NCB), a leading financial services company dedicated to providing banking products to cooperatives and socially responsible organizations nationwide, committed $399 million to initiatives serving low-and moderate-income communities and new cooperative development during 2020.

Key Points: 
  • ARLINGTON,Va., March 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --National Cooperative Bank (NCB), a leading financial services company dedicated to providing banking products to cooperatives and socially responsible organizations nationwide, committed $399 million to initiatives serving low-and moderate-income communities and new cooperative development during 2020.
  • The capital was provided through direct lending andinvestments in the following impact sectors:
    $197.1 million for housing cooperatives, unit loans and affordable housing initiatives nationwide.
  • $16.7 million to finance commercial real estate in low- income areas and organizations focused on economic development.
  • "The impact we make in communities is what sets National Cooperative Bank apart from other financial institutions," stated Casey Fannon, President of NCB.

Dada Group Participates in Formulating CCFA's Key Performance Indicators of Omni-channel Retailing Chain Enterprises

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 3:18am

On March 1, CCFA officially released and implemented the "Key Performance Indicators of Omni-channel Retailing Chain Enterprises" (Indicators).

Key Points: 
  • On March 1, CCFA officially released and implemented the "Key Performance Indicators of Omni-channel Retailing Chain Enterprises" (Indicators).
  • As a cooperative partner drafting the Indicators, Dada Group has strengthened the partnerships with retailers and brand owners, based on its continuously enhanced empowering capabilities.
  • Dada Group is a leading platform of local on-demand retail and delivery in China.
  • In June 2020, Dada Group began trading on the Nasdaq Global Market, under the ticker symbol "DADA."

New Village Cooperative Senior Housing Coming To Fargo, ND

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 5:21pm

FARGO, N.D., March 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --On Wednesday, March 10th, 2021, Real Estate Equities Development, LLC announced plans for its newest Village Cooperative senior housing community in Fargo, North Dakota.

Key Points: 
  • FARGO, N.D., March 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --On Wednesday, March 10th, 2021, Real Estate Equities Development, LLC announced plans for its newest Village Cooperative senior housing community in Fargo, North Dakota.
  • Senior cooperative housing communities originally began in Minnesota in the 1970s and have had a successful track record with over 130 communities, primarily in the Midwest.
  • "Our company began developing Village Cooperative communities nearly 20 years ago because we saw the demand for this type of dynamic lifestyle.
  • There is no other senior cooperative in the area that offers the convenience and easy lifestyle that is available at the Village Cooperative.

99th Annual General Meeting of Sollio Cooperative Group Composition of the Board of Directors and election of the Executive Committee

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 5:49pm

BROMONT, QC, Feb. 26, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ -As part of its 99th Annual General Meeting, which took place virtually yesterday and was attended by more than 219 delegates, Sollio Cooperative Group held its Board of Directors meeting.

Key Points: 
  • BROMONT, QC, Feb. 26, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ -As part of its 99th Annual General Meeting, which took place virtually yesterday and was attended by more than 219 delegates, Sollio Cooperative Group held its Board of Directors meeting.
  • I would also like to thank my colleagues for their renewed faith in me as President of Sollio Cooperative Group," said Mr. Gervais.
  • The composition of the Board of Directors for 2021-2022 is as follows:
    The 2020 Annual Report as well as the Corporate Responsibility Report of Sollio Cooperative Group are available on the organisation's website .
  • We are Sollio Cooperative Group, Canada's largest agricultural cooperative with roots in Quebec.

Succession plan for Sollio Cooperative Group: Pascal Houle takes over as Chief Operating Officer

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 12:28am

MONTRAL, Feb. 25, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ -Following Sollio Cooperative Group's 2021 Annual General Meeting held today, Mr. Pascal Houle officially takes up his duties as Chief Operating Officer.

Key Points: 
  • MONTRAL, Feb. 25, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ -Following Sollio Cooperative Group's 2021 Annual General Meeting held today, Mr. Pascal Houle officially takes up his duties as Chief Operating Officer.
  • "Over the past seven years at Group BMR, I have had the opportunity to work with a network of passionate, creative and talented people who have taught me a lot and helped me grow," says Pascal Houle, Chief Operating Officer of Sollio Cooperative Group.
  • In 2015, he becomes Chief Executive Officer of Groupe BMR and Executive Vice-President of Sollio Cooperative Group.
  • We are Sollio Cooperative Group, Canada's largest agricultural cooperative with roots in Quebec.

Succession plan for Sollio Cooperative Group: Pascal Houle takes over as Chief Operating Officer

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:30pm

MONTRAL, Feb. 25, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ -Following Sollio Cooperative Group's 2021 Annual General Meeting held today, Mr. Pascal Houle officially takes up his duties as Chief Operating Officer.

Key Points: 
  • MONTRAL, Feb. 25, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ -Following Sollio Cooperative Group's 2021 Annual General Meeting held today, Mr. Pascal Houle officially takes up his duties as Chief Operating Officer.
  • "Over the past seven years at Group BMR, I have had the opportunity to work with a network of passionate, creative and talented people who have taught me a lot and helped me grow," says Pascal Houle, Chief Operating Officer of Sollio Cooperative Group.
  • In 2015, he becomes Chief Executive Officer of Groupe BMR and Executive Vice-President of Sollio Cooperative Group.
  • We are Sollio Cooperative Group, Canada's largest agricultural cooperative with roots in Quebec.