Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals
Published on December 1, 2014
In Australia, the commercial and broader value of co-operatives and mutuals can typically go unrecognised. This paper sets out a framework to recognise, measure and report the total value created by these organisations. The utility of EY’s Total Value Framework is illustrated through a case study — Barossa Community Co-operative (The Co-op) — which shows how commercial value creates broader value by the dollars of revenue being recycled three or four times through the local economy and community, or as it is called in this paper, Sticky Money.