The Co-operative Group is the UK's largest mutual business owned by over 8 million members. We operate 4,500 retail outlets and employ almost 87,000 people. We are a major food retailer, the largest funerals provider in the UK, a general insurance business and legal services provider. Our business is guided by the values and principles of the Co-operative Movement.
As we have done for over a decade now, in our 2013 Sustainability Report we set out how we are addressing the
key sustainability issues for our business and seeking to be among the leading businesses in areas such as supporting
the communities in which we operate, responsible retailing,
protecting the environment and stakeholder engagement.