IFU | BLI, October 20th
Conference: New and conventional energy sources for heating and cooling
In the area of district heating and cooling systems, there are still various legal uncertainties and gaps in Switzerland. The conference of 2 December 2016 addresses the legal and business aspects of heating and cooling and contributes to a sustainable discussion in these areas.
This seminar is designed...
IFU | BLI, October 18th
How to Stimulate Growth through Appropriate Regulation
As member of the board of the Swiss Raiffeisen Group, Franco Taisch was invited to the sectorial meeting on banking at the International Summit of Cooperatives 2016 in Quebec (11-13 October 2016). On one of the main round tables, he discussed with CEOs and Chairpersons of Crédit Mutuel (France), Norinchukin Bank (Japan), Raiffeisen...
IFU | BLI, September 25th
100 Researchers from 21 Countries
During three days in Lucerne, over 1,000 participants devoted themselves to questions about the cooperative movement. Our Institute looks back on a successful meeting and acknowledges the large number of contributions.
Academics, entrepreneurs and politicians emphasised the reinforcement of identity and growth of cooperatives from 14 to 16...
IFU | BLI, September 10th
«The Route is Determined by the Cooperative Members»
The Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) published a leaflet on the subject of cooperatives in their sunday paper on September 4, 2016. In an interview, Franco Taisch speaks about the image of cooperatives, the benefits and the future prospects of cooperative business models.
Cooperatives provide a successful alternative...
IFU | BLI, August 22nd
ICCS 2016 - «Identity and Growth»
Testimonial of Prof. Dr. Franco Taisch, President of the Steering Committee of the ICCS 2016, Chairman of the IFU | BLI Institute at the University of Lucerne and Delegate of the Board of IG Cooperatives Organisation.
For the first time after nearly 40 years, the International Conference on Cooperative Studies will again take place in...