Paul, one of our Member Nominated Directors shares exciting news and why our Co-op is backing Fairtrade.

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Do you know what Fairtrade is and how it works? Brad, our Fairtrade Strategy Manager explains what it’s all about.

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Our Co-op is the first UK retailer to only stock 100% Fairtrade roses in all our bouquets, when sourcing from Africa, supporting communities locally in the UK and around the world #TheCoopWay

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Get your free Co-op Fairtrade resources pack to share Fairtrade with your local community, school or group.

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Our Co-op continues to be the only retailer to have a 100% Fairtrade chocolate confectionery range, which means that all the Co-op chocolate you buy this Christmas supports Fairtrade producers. Find out what we have in store.

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Over half a million people in Myanmar have been displaced and are now homeless, starving and sick or injured in nearby Bangladesh. We’re asking our colleagues and members to support, and as a business we’re also diverting £50,000 to the appeal, for clean water projects

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Our Co-op has donated £50,000 to support our Fairtrade farmers affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, this is in addition to the £50,000 we donated to Co-operatives UK emergency appeal, to fund development in the most in-need countries.

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Our Co-op has agreed to give a £50,000 donation to Co-operatives UK’s emergency appeal – to fund co-operative development in the most affected and in-need countries. Money raised through the appeal will be distributed directly to co-operatives on the ground, through the International Co-operative Alliance.

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Co-op has been at the forefront of Fairtrade for twenty years and it’s been amazing to see how Fairtrade has grown into a worldwide movement in such a short time. Sales continue to grow and Co-op is proud of the role we have played. Our list of accomplishments over the years goes on and on […]

I spent last night sharing a stage in Hamburg with Coldplay, Shakira, Pharrell Williams and Ellie Goulding. Thankfully for the 9,000 young social campaigners at the Global Citizen music festival, I wasn’t doing any singing. My role was to represent the Co-op and to call on our fellow retailers and bottled water producers to join […]