Co-operative Group wins the Capgemini sponsored Responsible Retailer Award at the Oracle Retail Week Awards 2011

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Co-operative Group wins the Capgemini sponsored Responsible Retailer Award at the Oracle Retail Week Awards 2011, recognising the very best in UK retailing.

Last Thursday 17 March at the Oracle Retail Week Awards 2011 the British retail industry witnessed an action replay of Co-op winning the coveted title sponsored by Capgemini for the fourth year running. Steve Sutton, UK CEO, Capgemini Infrastructure Services presented the award to Co-op as the clear winner for leading the way to ethical consumerism and responsible retailing stakes.

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Steve Sutton, UK CEO, Infrastructure Services, Capgemini UK with the winning Co-Op team 

The Co-operative, with its landmark Ethical Operating Plan, beat Asda, B & Q, Marks and Spencer, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco to win the “green” award by managing giant steps toward key environmental indicators such as energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission. Co-op was recognised for its dedication to issues like animal welfare to clean water in Africa, green energy for schools and inspiring the youth to address global poverty.