Riccardo Carboni is the president of Cotabo, one of the leading taxi driver cooperatives in Italy. Cotabo was founded in 1967 and since then has provided services to more than 500 taxi driver associates, with the aim to improve their working conditions. The taxi drivers are the real Cotabo owners. Cotabo is eco-friendly: 48% of the fleet are low emissions cars and the headquarters are located in a Class A building. Carboni is also part of the Legacoop Bologna board of presidents. Legacoop Bologna has more than 2 million members and represents about 200 different cooperatives, providing job opportunities to more than 70,000 people. Carboni has also taken an active part in negotiating taxi reforms with the Government. Carboni is also a founder of Apptaxi, a 19-radio taxi network with more than 5000 taxi drivers.