Befriending volunteer scheme, Active & in Touch tackle loneliness in their community. Find out how they used their donation from the Co-op Local Community Fund #TheCoopWay

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Today the Prime Minister, Theresa May, announced the Building Connections Fund, an £11 million partnership to tackle loneliness and connect communities in England. £2 million of this fund will be delivered by our charity, Co-op Foundation, supporting young people across the country.

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Our Director of Community Engagement, Rebecca shares our new Causes and effects report.

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Peter, our Member Pioneer in Cardiff shares how he uses social media to connect and support his community #TheCoopWay

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We reduce our food waste by carefully managing our stock, donating unsold food to Fareshare and local causes which means none of our food waste goes to landfill.

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It is estimated that 250-300 Academy students will join us to work at Co-op by 2022, so by investing in education we are going to reap the benefits of recruiting the co-operators of the future. Deputy Co-op Group CEO Pippa Wicks shares how we’re doing this.

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Mariyam, our Member Pioneer in Oakworth, Bradford shares how she connects her community #TheCoopWay

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