The Co-operative Group has been named Green Supermarket of the Year at the Grocer Gold Awards in London, beating off competition from Tesco, Ocado and Morrisons. The award was given to the retailer that had done the most in the
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Sustainability time, read about the who and how: what are retailers doing to address environmental and social challenges they face, what help are they getting to implement good practice initiatives?
The Co-operative Group claims to have strengthened its environmental credentials by converting the packaging of its own-brand standard olive oil range from glass to plastic. According to the retailer, it sells 1.6m bottles of olive oil per annum, and the
Tesco is one of 30 companies working on an initiative to establish global standards for ethical sourcing. The Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP) has been set up by the Consumer Goods Forum to define a clear and consistent message on
The Co-operative has won two awards for its Fairtrade wines at the fourth annual Fairtrade Wine Awards in London and introduced a 12-year-old single malt Scotch whisky to its own-brand spirits range. Two of the Co-operative’s pink wines won prizes: The