March 2024 Issue: Co-operator Newsletter Quarterly March 2024

Revisiting Co-op Movement Night 2023: Sense & Sustainability

Revisiting Co-op Movement Night 2023: Sense & Sustainability
Caption: Revisiting Co-op Movement Night 2023: Sense & Sustainability

Over 300 co-operators attended the Co-operative Movement Night 2023 (CMN 2023). CMN 2023 commemorated sustainability practices undertaken by local co-operators.

The event’s special guest was Minister of State for Culture, Community and Youth Alvin Tan.

Recognising Co-ops' Sustainability Efforts

A total of 15 co-operatives were acknowledged for having kickstarted sustainability efforts within their co-operatives, driving business sustainability and pursuing a greener future. These efforts gamut from using green technology to run business operations sustainability, educating children on green practices to leveraging digitalisation to reduce paper waste.

MOU Signed with SUSS

SNCF also signed a memorandum of understanding with the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), promising to pool expertise in the areas of training, research and consultancy to launch a series of courses to develop capabilities in the realm of sustainability amongst co-operatives.

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SNCF is the apex body of Singapore’s Co-operative Movement, and secretariat of the Central Co-operative Fund (CCF). Formed in 1980 with the aim of championing Singapore’s Co-operative Movement, the apex body represents majority of co-operative members in Singapore through its affiliated co-operatives.