Worker cooperative Suma: local and international impact

With 138 members earning the same salary, this worker cooperative’s impact on the West Yorkshire (UK) economy is growing. Suma Wholefoods, a #Cooproute destination, was singled out as Co-operatives UK’s cooperative of the year in 2014 – and if the movement finds it a shining example of cooperation, local people find it just as inspiring, according to Cooperative News

Suma allocates £30,000 a year for sponsorship and donations, including new accounts through which to supply free Suma goods. But perhaps more importantly, members, workers, suppliers and customers are sharing what they have learned from Suma – from a local level to internationally.

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