Coop Group operates across the retail, wholesale and production sectors. Founded in 1864 as a consumer cooperative, the company now has over 2,333 sales outlets in Switzerland. In wholesale, it operates in Germany, Poland, Romania, Russia, France, Austria and Switzerland with Transgourmet. In the production sector, the internationally active Bell Food Group is the Coop Group’s biggest company. At the organisational level, Coop Group is divided into six regions and has over 2.5 million cooperative members.
Segment ranking summary
Coop Group ranks in the 33rd position among its retail peers, demonstrating a good level of commitment and reporting across most benchmark measurement areas. With several targets and disclosure across most topics in environment, Coop is among top 15 retailers. However, the company can strengthen its commitments towards several topics in the governance and strategy, nutrition and social inclusion measurement areas, in which it currently ranks among the top 40 retail companies. The company shows below average performance compared to its peers in food and beverage manufacturers and processors segment.
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- Basel, Switzerland
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