Caring for the community

Co-op Social Responsibility

Co-op is dedicated to improving the lives of our community members. Whether through community support programs like food drives, donations through the Co-op Community Foundation or assisting charities and organizations around our city, we’ll continue to look out for our community and the people within it.

Protecting Our Planet

Demonstrating our commitment to the environment.

Sustainability

Sustainability

We offer thousands of local, organic and gluten-free products. We also provide a choice of free-range, free-run, organic, comfort coop, omega-3, vegetarian and conventional eggs.

 

Pure Meat

Pure Meat

Fresh from the local farms and ranches all over Alberta, our meat isn’t just raised the right way, it’s prepared the right way too. Our Co-op Pure line of meats includes naturally raised Canadian bison, duck, and pork with no added growth hormones.

 

 

Recycling

Recycling

In 2016, we diverted 3,980 tonnes of paper, cardboard and plastics for recycling and 2,629 tonnes of organics for composting which is, in turn, spread on over 500,000 acres of local farmers’ fields. Thanks to these efforts, we saved the equivalent of 63,000 mature trees and 99 million litres of water, while saving 20,000 cubic yards of landfill space, 13,000 barrels of oil and 13,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions.

People Leadership

We know how important our employees are and that’s why it’s our goal to make Co-op a great place to work. We provide competitive compensation, extensive retail and management training, and career advancement opportunities for all of our employees. Last year, we contributed nearly $100,000 in employee scholarships.

We also continue to fund post-secondary bursaries for Mount Royal, SAIT and the University of Calgary.

Work at Co-op