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Co-operative Bank donates £20,000 to emergency appeal for co-ops hit by natural disasters

Devastation on the island of Jost Van Dyke after Hurricane Irma

Anca Voinea reports, in the Co-operative News, that the Co-operative Bank has donated £20,000 to  326 more words

Co-operative News

Save Our Bank’s view on the Co-op Bank’s Values and Ethics Report

In September, the team of Save Our Bank published its view of  the Co-op Bank’s latest Values and Ethics Report released earlier in the summer. It compared its performance against its ethical commitments over 2016. 723 more words

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The Co-op Bank rescue plan

Earlier this month Save our Bank updated its 10,000 supporters – 1,500 of whom have become members of the Customer Union for Ethical Banking: 776 more words

Banking

News received about East of England and Midcounties co-operatives

In a recent post we quoted MEP Molly Scott Cato: “The Co-operative shops have not been as successful in(sourcing locally) as I would like because of their centralised distribution system, but my own Midcounties Co-op has been building up its Local Harvest offer (below) in recent years and I’m surely not the only customer who looks to see whether the vegetables on the shelves have been grown on the Co-operative Farms”. 401 more words

Co-operative Movement

The  sale of the Co-operative Bank

News of the sale of the Co-operative Bank was a shock to its customers. In the Guardian Patrick Collinson, ‘money editor’, summarised the situation: the Co-op Bank is the only UK high street bank with a customer-led ethical policy, covering a range of issues from the environment to animal welfare.  486 more words

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