Projects for staff and society
Partnership with Swiss Red Cross
Partner: Swiss Red Cross I Coop has been involved in a partnership with the Swiss Red Cross since 1997 in order to provide people in need with fast and unbureaucratic assistance. This cooperation was stepped up in 2015. The following projects are supported:
Donations for emergency aid and rebuilding project following natural disasters abroad
Partner: Firmenlauf GmbH I Coop promotes the health of its employees through nationwide running events (since 2013).
Partner: Biore Foundation | Promoting and supporting social projects in the fields of training, health and nutrition for over 8,300 Biore cotton producers and their families in India and Tanzania (2007-2019).
Biore schools in India
Partner: Biore Foundation I Support with the construction of three Biore upper secondary schools that offer both academic and manual training (2011-2017).
Schweizer Tafel und Tischlein deck dich
Partner: Schweizer Tafel, Tischlein deck dich I Coop donates food products which have not yet passed their use-by date and are in perfect condition from its supermarkets to the food charity “Schweizer Tafel” and “Tischlein deck dich”. The organizations then oversees the dispensing of these food products to institutions such as homeless shelters. Coop also provides essential financial support to “Schweizer Tafel” and “Tischlein deck dich” (since 2004).
Young Enterprise Switzerland sponsorship
Partner: Young Enterprise Switzerland I Coop promotes practice-oriented business training programmes for students, with the aim of linking the economy with schools (since 2011).
Partner: Schtifti Foundation I During one-day workshops at schools, young freestyle athletes and nutrition professionals inspire children and young people to engage in exercise and to eat healthily.
Partner: Cleven Foundation: Free events, sport camps, parents’ evenings, continuing education for teachers, and teaching materials serve to motivate children in a fun way to eat a balanced, healthy diet – but without prohibitions – and to engage in sport as an enriching and enjoyable leisure-time activity.