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Coop Sweden

KF (owner of Coop Sweden) has a long tradition of involvement in environmental issues. The focus of the environmental work has ranged from the 1970s campaigns against littering and packaging, 1980s incipient investment in a range of organic products to the 2000s climate commitment. In 1970 established the KF an environmental composed of researchers, as well as a conservation laboratory for working facts based on environmental issues.

Here is a sample of the projects Coop Sweden is involved in from ecology and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, to community development locally and internationally.

Coop has ambitious goals to be climate neutral by 2020, though judging by the progress they made in four years from 2008 - 2012 in reducing their emissions by 52%, this could be a reasonable target!
Transportation (2/3 of total) and refrigeration counts for the majority of their emissions, so these are their focus areas. They are also reducing the emissions by looking at their supply chain and encouraging organic processes. They now have 3,300 organic products.
Green Building: they have been awarded gold in their green building certificates by the Sweden Green Building Council for their stores eg Coop store in Mjoelby
Food waste: their partnership with Allwins in Gothenburg is trying to reduce food waste by donating fresh food to non-profit organizations such as women's shelters, churches, cafes and homeless shelters.
Sustainable supply chain: fish is sustainably sourced according to ICES, they have a policy on local and organic sourcing for fresh fruit, vegetables and dairy.
Anglamark prize: this prize started in 2002, awards projects in ecology and environmentalism
Vi Agrofrestry: treeplanting scheme in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania