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The document sets out an agreement for meeting the UN goals for 2030, and recognises the movement's ability to reach 'the most vulnerable and marginalised'

The post EU agreement on sustainable development highlights role of co-ops appeared first on Co-operative News.

Author: Anca Voinea
Posted: May 26, 2017, 7:48 am

The society has opened the site in its Hill Court precinct in Paulton after seeing encouraging growth in its travel arm

The post Radstock Co-op extends travel agency as customers turn away from the internet appeared first on Co-operative News.

Author: Miles Hadfield
Posted: May 26, 2017, 7:37 am

The new product was designed to replicate some of the benefits of breast milk to support the brain development of babies

The post Dairy co-op Fonterra in line for innovation award for its milky brain food appeared first on Co-operative News.

Author: Miles Hadfield
Posted: May 26, 2017, 7:19 am

The Co-op Foundation is working with the #iwill campaign to help inspire young people to take action on loneliness

The post Co-op Foundation donates £1m to young people tackling loneliness appeared first on Co-operative News.

Author: Anca Voinea
Posted: May 26, 2017, 5:12 am

Turnover up but profit down among the UK's co-operative retail societies

The post 2017 results: How did the UK’s retail co-ops perform in a challenging year? appeared first on Co-operative News.

Author: Rebecca Harvey
Posted: May 25, 2017, 11:15 am

With its striking architecture and interior artworks, the 387ft building symbolised a confident movement

The post Sale of an icon: Why the Co-operative Insurance Tower is so significant appeared first on Co-operative News.

Author: Anca Voinea
Posted: May 25, 2017, 10:37 am

Joaquim Santos and James Birch were named Ambassadors of the Year for their work with charity EYECAN

The post Channel Islands Co-operative rewards two colleagues for charity support work appeared first on Co-operative News.

Author: Anca Voinea
Posted: May 25, 2017, 9:03 am

But activists say they will continue their the campaign to move the social media platform to community ownership

The post Twitter shareholders reject calls to investigate co-operative ownership appeared first on Co-operative News.

Author: Miles Hadfield
Posted: May 24, 2017, 11:55 am

Stanley May, 74, died after hitting his head when he fell in the retailer's store in Truro, Cornwall

The post Co-op Group fined £400,000 after man slips in leaked water and dies appeared first on Co-operative News.

Author: Miles Hadfield
Posted: May 24, 2017, 11:23 am

A new study identified 1,698 organisations working in the sector, supporting approximately 40,800 jobs

The post Social business sector worth £2.37bn to the Welsh economy appeared first on Co-operative News.

Author: Rebecca Harvey
Posted: May 24, 2017, 9:41 am