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Cooperative

Any organization owned by its members. A cooperative may be a business owned by its employees and/or customers, a residential complex owned by the people who live in it, or even a bank owned by its depositors. Certain legal requirements are incumbent upon cooperatives; for example, there is often a cap on how much of their profits may be distributed. See also: Cooperative economics.

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Caption: Benedicte Kaalund, CEO of Coop AMBA at the multipurpose crush pen in Omuramba
Coop noted, however, that these are all relatively small differences.
Without protection in the coop, the chicks are vulnerable to hawks and other predators, he said.
by Marc Diendere, Directeur de communication Coop federee
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We believe that the emergence of these new ISO-driven BCMS standards are dramatically changing the requirements for supporting software," said Chris Alvord, CEO of COOP Systems.
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