NZASCM Cooperative Conference
21 & 22 June 2012
“Building A Better World: The Role of Cooperatives and Mutuals in Economy and Society”
The UN declared 2012 to be International Year of Cooperatives. As part of the New Zealand celebrations of this International Year, the NZASCM held an international conference on cooperative research on June 21 and 22 2012 in Wellington entitled “Building A Better World: The Role of Cooperatives and Mutuals in Economy and Society”.
The NZASCM was formally launched at this conference which was organised jointly with the School of Economics and Finance, Victoria University of Wellington and the New Zealand Cooperatives Association.
In addition to the presentation of research papers, the conference included practical seminars and workshops specifically tailored towards the legal, governance, capitalisation, regulatory and accounting challenges by cooperative and mutual businesses in New Zealand.