Ed Mayo is Secretary General of Co-operatives UK, the national association for co-operative and mutual enterprises. Ed was one of the team that started the Fairtrade Mark and is former Chief Executive of the National Consumer Council and New Economics Foundation. His books include Consumer Kids, Values and A Short History of Co-operation and Mutuality. He is currently an elected Vice President of Co-operatives Europe.
Our future depends on co-operation
The expansion of co-operatives can help us meet today's challenges