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These companies with no CEO are thriving

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Co-ops are a big part of the global economy: they employ 10% of the world’s workforce and over two trillion dollars flow through their doors every year. At a co-op, there’s no single person with overarching, top-down power over everyone else, like a CEO at a traditional company. So what exactly is a co-op and how does it work? Explore the different types of cooperatives and how they operate.

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Meet The Creators

  • Director Elizabeth Galian, AIM Creative Studios
  • Script Writer George Zaidan
  • Narrator George Zaidan
  • Storyboard Artist Elizabeth Galian
  • Animator Elizabeth Galian, Jorge Ramos
  • Illustrator Elizabeth Galian
  • Music André Aires
  • Sound Designer André Aires
  • AIM Creative Studios Producer Tiago Ribeiro, Marta dos Santos
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Producer Alexandra Zubak
  • Associate Producer Sazia Afrin
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer George Zaidan
  • Expert Consultant Trebor Scholz, Anu Puusa, Joe Holtz
  • Special Thanks Anna Bruce-Lockhart, World Economic Forum

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