Coop – CO₂ avoidance in the supply chain

Through international projects, Coop has been initiating, financing and offsetting with the aim of climate protection and sustainability since 2007. Since 2017 Coop has been intentionally funding projects within its own supply chain in Switzerland, to the benefit of farmers and processors who produce for the group’s own sustainable brands Naturaplan and Miini Region.

On the initiative of Coop, myclimate joined forces with WWF and Bio Suisse to set up three of its own local climate protection projects in Switzerland. Partners to these climate protection projects are organic (Bio Suisse) Swiss farmers and processors, as well as regional farmers and processors for Miini Region. As a result, Coop is now implementing some of its own climate compensation projects along the supply chain and directly within Switzerland. The fact that a Swiss retailer is thus fostering small, but sustainably oriented businesses in Switzerland and contributing to climate protection at the same time is exemplary and pioneering.

Along with the domestic CO₂ compensation, we now want to facilitate projects within our value-creation chain in Switzerland that will make a contribution towards climate protection. 

Bruno Cabernard, Head of sustainability at Coop

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