COP26 did deliver some progress. Now, we need to put in the hard yards. It was a real privilege to be at COP26, speaking alongside our friends at Fairtrade about the urgent need for all businesses to play their part in delivering climate justice, to enable more people in developing countries to adopt sustainable practices. […]

How Hubbub fridges are revolutionising cooking in the community 

As a business, we believe that tackling racial discrimination is an everyday priority. As part of our ongoing commitment to this, we’ve unveiled three hand-painted murals in London, Leeds and Manchester, to spotlight and amplify the voices and causes being championed, and to continue the dialogue around race and identity.  Throughout Black History Month, Co-op […]

Fairtrade manager Catherine Hickey reveals her favourite Co-op Fairtrade gifts, so go a step further this Christmas and share the love by supporting producers from around the globe.

Throughout the past year, Co-op Members have been working with us so we can provide communities with the help and support they need to grow.  It’s thanks to our members for shopping with us that we’ve been able to partner with like-minded organisations through our Community Partnerships Fund to deliver on our three focus areas – creating access to education and employment opportunities for young people, access […]

Co-op Members play an incredibly important role in delivering our vision – ‘Co-operating for a fairer world’. One of the main ways they do this is through our Co-op Local Community Fund. Over the past five years, our members have supported more than 25,000 local causes, all working to make our communities fairer. Since 2016, […]

*Note – this blog was updated to correct information on the areas of restoration on the 8 December 2021* Peatlands are one of the UK’s key ecosystems and, if managed correctly, can support the nation’s ambition to achieve net zero. We’ve already switched to peat-free compost across all our stores but we know there is […]

It’s officially one year since Co-op Live construction began and it’s so exciting to see the venue starting to take shape. If you’re not clued up on all things Co-op Live yet, the venue will be one of the world’s most sustainable and socially responsible venues. With community and co-operation at its heart, the project […]

Co-op Members Join in Live to Co-operate for a fairer world Hundreds of Co-op Members took to their virtual seats as we hosted our Join In Live events online for the second successive year, making it easier than ever for our members to get involved and have their say on all things Co-op.  Hosted by our Co-op […]