Co-op Member Pioneer pouring coffee for a community group

We’ve partnered with Social Enterprise UK to celebrate and increase support for social enterprises – businesses that trade for a social or environmental purpose. Ed Powell, Partnerships Manager, explains how you can get involved.

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We’re celebrating 25 years of our partnership with Fairtrade and the impact it has on our producers around the world. Michael Fletcher, Co-op’s Retail Chief Commercial Officer, explains why Fairtrade is still so important and why Co-op is 100% committed to continuing to support it over the next 25 years and beyond.

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We’ve been working with Co-op Members to find innovate ways to help reduce plastic at Co-op. Alice Leuenberger, explains how her winning suggestion will now be used for products in Co-op stores across the UK

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We’re reducing our use of plastic, and where we do use it, we are making it easy to recycle or reuse by 2023. Iain Ferguson, Environment Manager, shares how we’re doing this and how you can do your part.

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At the United Nations’ Climate Action Summit in New York this week, our Co-op has been announced as the first British retailer to become a signatory of the UN’s ‘Our Only Future’ campaign. Steve Murrells
Co-op CEO shares more.

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Students from Co-op Academy Failsworth visited one of our British farmers, Huntapac Produce, to find out exactly what goes into a Co-op carrot (or parsnip, or cabbage). Operations Director, Will Hunter, tells us more.

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Retail crime has reached epidemic proportions. We’re calling on industry, government and communities to work together to tackle the root causes of violence, not just the symptoms. Food CEO, Jo Whitfield explains more.

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