The Spanish Confederation of Associated Work Cooperatives, COCETA, is the representative organization of cooperative work companies in the Spanish State. Constituted in 1986 as a Cooperative Association, of a confederal and multisectoral nature, it is made up of the Federations / Unions / Associations of Work Cooperatives of the different Autonomous Communities.
COCETA understands cooperativism as a way of undertaking, creating companies based on the principles of democracy, self-management, solidarity and social responsibility. The work cooperative represents an ethical model of participation and economic and business management, which contributes to the socioeconomic growth of the town in which it is located, to the creation of stable employment, to the fight against exclusion, to social cohesion and integration. egalitarian of people.