The Co-operative approach raises ethical bar yet again

As the United Nations celebrates the International Year of Co-operatives, the UK’s biggest mutually owned business yesterday (16 February) demonstrated…

Put a spring in your step with the new edition of The Co-operative Magazine

The Co-operative online magazine has been given a new look for spring! Coventry, UK ( Readers can now enjoy even more feature articles on a wide range of topics, from fun ways to get fit, to great days out with the family – there’s something for everyone. The online magazine offers readers some great gift […]

Generous Co-operative members give £1m dividend to good causes

Generous members of The Co-operative Group have donated more than £1m of their interim dividend to charities and community groups. In the first half of the year, the Group’s 4.8 million members who used their dividend card, earned a total of £16.9m* and those who have accumulated at least £2 will be receiving a payout […]

The Co-operative Group Invest in Seven Youth Charities To Improve Public Perception of UK Youths

The Co-operative Group has selected seven charities in seven cities to benefit from a £2 million donation in hope to help improve the public opinion of the youth in the UK. Each charity will receive a donation of £280,000 from the Co-operative Foundation. With the investment in these seven worthwhile causes it is hoped that […]

The Co-operative Food Goes Green with Roll Out of Recycled Plastic Shopping Baskets

The Co-operative Group have always been known for their industry leading approach to green initiatives, whether it is their Plan Bee campaign to save the bees or opposition to tar sands, The Co-operative has made a point to ensure they operate ethically. Now the humble shopping basket is the latest to benefit from a more […]

The Co-operative to create an army of urban beekeepers

An army of new urban beekeepers supported by The Co-operative could help to reverse the worrying decline in the British honeybee population. As part of its on-going Plan Bee campaign, The Co-operative has today (1 March) announced a further £225,000 to fund bee research, as well as a step up in its support of the […]

New film and report from The Co-operative show the folly of £250 billion of tar sands investments

The massive resources being poured into environmentally damaging tar sands could kick start ambitious plans to supply Europe with solar energy from North Africa or enable the world to hit half of the Millennium Development Goals in the 50 least developed countries, including averting four million child deaths annually and providing universal primary education. It […]

A Top Performing Dealer For a Top Performing Car

Co-operative Motor Group Derby offers one of the UK’s most efficient and economical high-performance motors As fuel prices creep back up above the £1.10 per litre level – marking a rise of more than a quarter in the last year – the quest for a car which offers maximum fuel efficiency and driving enjoyment with […]

Opening For Manselton Pharmacy

Members of the public were invited to help celebrate the re-opening of the Manselton Co-operative Pharmacy on Tuesday (24 November). Mick Bartlett, Treasurer of Ty Olwen Hospice officially opened the re-furbished branch, where throughout the day local people were invited to take advantage of a free blood pressure check. Those with asthma were also able […]

THE CO-OPERATIVE BECOMES FIRST UK BUSINESS TO MOBILISE CUSTOMERS TO SUPPORT CLIMATE CHANGE PROTEST MARCH  Press Release Service — The Co-operative today (14 September) underlined its position as the most radical business combating climate change when it began mobilising its members and customers to take part in the UK’s largest ever climate change protest. In what will be the largest mobilisation of consumers in recent times, The Co-operative will […]