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ex. cooperatives, citizens movements, etc

Carbery Housing Association CLG

Carbery Housing Association is a community based social housing developer and provider, approved by the Department of Housing. CHA purchases and leases properties to provide long term housing for rent for families who cannot afford to rent of buy on the open market. We secure local authority support and loan funding to develop these initiatives. We at present have 20 properties which are being rented to families nominated by the local Councils.

Energie Samen

Federation of the energy communities in the Netherlands.

We believe that the energy transition will succeed if citizens are engaged. Together we ensure that everyone can participate in and benefit from a clean and affordable energy supply for all of us.

We provide support and advocacy for energy communities in the Netherlands.


Small Islands Organisation

The NGO Small Islands Organisation (SMILO) supports small islands of less than 150km² towards the sustainable management of their territory and resources. It bolsters integrated operations for the preservation of islands’ natural resources, in relation to water and sanitation, waste, energy, biodiversity, landscapes and heritage issues. The Sustainable Island label rewards the positive local dynamics and sustainable practices. Currently, 18 islands are involved in the labelling process.

Comharchumann Chléire Teoranta

Cape Clear Cooperative was established in 1969 to administer the new electrical system on the island and to create employment through the development and support of fishing, farming and tourism. It is run under the ICOS rules structure and has a voluntary committee who are elected every year at the Annual General Meeting. It exists for the purposes of developing the island community and ensuring it’s sustainability.

Poljoprivredna zadruga Cres

The Agricultural Cooperative Cres, since its foundation on November 25, 1945, has been developing activities that were viewed in the perspective of the development of the entire island of Cres, and not just cooperatives as such. Through its long history, the Agricultural Cooperative Cres has been engaged in various branches of agriculture. Today, Agricultural Cooperative Cres is the main economic entity in agricultural production on the island, and the main activities of the Cooperative are the cultivation of sheep and the production of olive oil.

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