Central England Co-operative

Partner description:

Central England Co-operative was formed in December 2013 following the merger of Midlands Co-operative Society with Anglia Regional Co-operative. The Society is one of the largest independent retail co-operative societies in the UK. It is a modern, forward-looking organisation employing over 9,000 staff, with projected gross sales of £900 million in 2014.

The Society’s principal business activities are food, petrol filling stations and funeral services. Central England Co-operative has more than 400 trading outlets across 16 counties including; West Midlands, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. The Society has an ambitious food store development programme for 2014.

Central England Co-operative is proud of its reputation for ethical business practices and corporate responsibility. It is a member of Business in the Community, the membership organisation that stands for responsible business. The Society has also won many business awards for excellence in trading performance and CR initiatives.

Joined the Responsibility Deal: 30 November, -0001

This partner is currently committed to the following pledges (15):

  • A1. Alcohol Labelling (since 30 November, -0001)
  • A3. Awareness of Alcohol Units, Calories & other information in the Off-trade (since 30 November, -0001)
  • A4. Tackling Under-Age Alcohol Sales (since 30 November, -0001)
  • A5. Support for Drinkaware (since 30 November, -0001)
  • A6. Advertising & Marketing Alcohol (since 30 November, -0001)
  • F2. Salt Reduction (pledge now closed) (since 30 November, -0001)
  • F3(a). Non use of Artificial Trans Fat (since 30 November, -0001)
Health at Work
  • H1. Chronic Conditions Guide and Carers (since 30 November, -0001)
  • H2. Occupational Health Standards (since 30 November, -0001)
  • H3. Health & Wellbeing Report (since 30 November, -0001)
  • H4. Healthier Staff Restaurants (since 30 November, -0001)
  • H9. Domestic Violence (since 19 November, 2014)
Physical Activity
  • P1. Physical Activity: Community (since 30 November, -0001)
  • P2. Physical Activity Guidelines (since 30 November, -0001)
  • P3. Active Travel (since 30 November, -0001)

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