Confederación Española de Cooperativas de Trabajo Asociado - Spain


The Spanish Confederation of Workers' Co-operatives (COCETA) was established in 1986 in order to raise

awareness on workers' cooperatives and to promote their growth and development. COCETA aims at

representing and defending members' interest in the political, social and economic arena. COCETA

coordinates entrepreneurial policy actions at national level, facilitating cooperation between cooperatives

(inter-cooperation) in order to foster their development. It is composed by 18,960 workers' cooperatives

employing approximately 3,00000 workers.


Coceta main objectives are:

To strengthen institutional external relations and contacts with other national cooperative and social

economy organisations in order to agree common actions to develop the sector;

To promote collaboration agreements and protocols with universities on training for cooperatives;

From an entrepreneurial point of view, the objective is to increase the use of management methodologies

helping cooperatives' performances and competitiveness and to draft a sectoral development plan.



ADDRESS: C/Vallehermoso, 15-1°, 28015, Madrid, Spain


TEL: (34/91) 446 97 50; FAX: (34/91) 593 87 60


WEBSITE: www.coceta.coop


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PRESIDENT: Juan Antonio Pedreño




LEGAL STATUS: National federation of workers' cooperatives