Charles Gould, Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the International Co-operative Alliance, (ICA), appears on Everything Co-op.
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artist: Vernon Oakes title: Charles Gould, Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the International Co-operative Alliance, (ICA), appears on Everything Co-op. album: Everything Co-op. year: 2016 track: 4142016 Vernon interviews Charles Gould, Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the International Co-operative Alliance, (ICA). Vernon and Chuck discuss ICA's initiatives to increase public awareness about co-operatives; the International Summit of Cooperatives; and how "Co-operative Enterprises Build a Better World." Charles Gould has served as Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of ICA since September 2010. Prior to his appointment, Charles Gould served as Chief Executive Officer of Volunteers of America, a health care, housing and human services organization in the United States, headquartered in Washington D.C. He provided leadership to its 16,000 staff and oversaw an annual budget of USD 1 billion. In each of the last five years of his administration, he was recognized as one of the fifty most influential leaders in the United States non-profit sector. Chuck has also served as a member of the board of the American Society of Association Executives, and of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aged. The Alliance is the global association promoting the co-operative enterprise model. Its members in 100 countries represent 750 million individual co-operators. The organization unites co-operatives worldwide, and is the custodian of the co-operative values and principles The Alliance advocates the interests and success of co-operatives, disseminates best practices and know-how, strengthens their capacity building and monitors their performance and progress over time. The Alliance aims to be prized as the organization of reference which provides an effective and efficient global voice and forum for knowledge, expertise and coordinated action for and about co-operatives.