Mateos has highlighted the importance of agricultural cooperatives Lorca that "have transformed and modernized our economic fabric and have become an exponent of creating wealth and employment generation."
The Mayor of Lorca, Diego José Mateos, together with the president of Ucomur, Juan Antonio Pedreño, have inaugurated the conference "Seizing opportunities for my company" held this morning at the Local Development Center of the city.
Mateos referred to the "hundred cooperatives in Lorca that place the city in the second municipality in the region with the largest number of companies of this type" and, in addition, linked them to the development of the primary sector, stressing that "they are precisely the large agricultural cooperatives those that have transformed and modernized our economic fabric and have become an exponent of creating wealth and generating employment ".
During his speech, the Mayor of Lorca highlighted such important milestones in cooperativism as the achievement of "stable employment, the strengthening of the intercooperation of companies, the assumption of shared risks and the joint opening of the market".
Also for a model that, little by little, is becoming a reference for female employment because "more and more women find Cooperativism how to develop professionally".
Diego José Mateos has assured that "from the City Council of Lorca we will always promote, encourage and support the cooperative movement." We firmly believe in this model that is a fundamental pillar in the creation of jobs, which creates opportunities for entrepreneurship, which contributes to the social cohesion and the labor insertion and, therefore, a sustainable, equitable and social economic model ".
In addition, the mayor has wanted to make public recognition "to all companies, all entrepreneurs and all their workers who in the form of the cooperative model have managed to create, develop and project an advanced social economy framework."
The day "Divisando opportunities for my company" has been composed of a set of papers organized with the aim of helping entrepreneurs to know and explore new market opportunities.
Specifically, they have been "Keys to Internalization, its application in companies" by Ms. Inmaculada Asensio Díaz, Director and Founder of AD Global Consulting;
the "Exhibition of the Order of May 2, 2019 of the Ministry of Employment, Universities, Business and Environment, Subsidies for subsidies for Social Economy Promotion Programs" given by Mrs. Caridad de La Hera Orts, Deputy Director General of Labor Relations and Social Economy of the Region of Murcia and Ms. María Dolores Sánchez Alcaraz, Chief of Social Economy Service, as well as the presentation of the Guide for the establishment of Equality Plans in companies, by D Juan Antonio Pedreño, president of Ucomur.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca