Cooperation, community involvement and democratic control are a few of the principles that form the foundation of NISC. Those characteristics are included on the list of Cooperative Principles—and of utmost important to Adam Schwartz, founder of The Cooperative Way.

Schwartz, an advocate of cooperatives of all kinds, spoke about the value of the cooperative business model and using technology to create and implement a cooperative culture Sept. 24 during this year’s MIC.

Watch Ed Wolff, NISC vice president of Professional Services, follow up with Schwartz to ask about the viability of the cooperative business model and how it has shaped his life: Technology & a Cooperative Culture – Adam Schwartz