Following the financial crisis, co-operatives proved to be resilient in all sectors from finance to retail to agriculture. This week the international Co-operative Alliance released the World Co-operative Monitor showing the top 300 co-operatives in the world have a collective turnover of $300 trillion. Participants at Co-operatives United, the global culmination of the International Year of Co-operatives, discussed how co-operatives build a better world through finance. Find out more www.manchester2012.coop/live
Charles Gould, Director-General of the International Co-operative Alliance, celebrates the largest gathering of co-operators in decades, Co-operatives United.
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At The Co-operative Insurance we believe young drivers deserve a fairer deal. So we developed insurance with smartbox technology that rewards safer driving. Got questions? Let's get some answers from the people know best -- our customers. Visit www.co-operativeinsurance.co.uk to find out more.
The world's only 'Coffee Car' - powered by the waste product from coffee production - has buzzed its way into the Guinness Book of World Records as the fastest car of its kind. Commissioned by The Co-operative Food to celebrate 10 years since it converted all its own-brand coffee to Fairtrade, the bean-powered car* reached speeds of 65.5 miles per hour and was presented with the accolade by an official from Guinness on Tuesday 19 February, at Woodford airfield, near Manchester.
The new Co-operative Funeralcare TV advert launched 7th January 2013
Tackling Global Poverty - www.co-operative.coop Here at The Co-operative, we're doing more than ever across our family of businesses to help tackle global poverty. We strive for a fairer world, where basic human needs are met and rights are respected, and are proud that millions of people are benefiting from our work. Watch the video to see our tackling global poverty programmes in action and find out ways to get involved - www.co-operative.coop
The Co-operative's new brand idea 'Here for you for life' helps customers to understand what we offer as a family of businesses and the role we can play throughout their lives. The customer promise behind the new brand idea is that whoever you are, wherever you are, and whatever you need in life -- whether it's a pint of milk, to an unexpected family celebration, to a mortgage or sorting out your will, The Co-operative will be 'Here for you for life'. For more visit www.co-operative.coop
The Co-operative is working in partnership Dogwoof to support the UK cinema release of new film CHASING ICE, which brings the reality of climate change to life. The award-winning documentary presents undeniable evidence of climate change using time-lapse cameras to compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate. We'll be encouraging people to take the Clean Energy Revolution campaign action as part of our support for this film. For more information about the film and screenings see www.chasingice.co.uk Take action to join a Clean Energy Revolution across the UK www.co-operative.coop