Award-winning commitment to people, animals and the environment
These national and international awards are a great incentive for us to continue along this chosen route.
2017: Coop and WWF – an outstanding partnership
Coop and WWF have won the “Business to NGO Partnership of the Year” award for their comprehensive environmental partnership.
2017: «The world's most sustainable retailer»
In a comprehensive review of 148 international retailers by oekom Research, Coop was named the most sustainable of all.
2017: Building Award for Schafisheim
The planning office Eicher + Pauli appointed by Coop to work on the Schafisheim biomass heating project received the «Building Award 2017» in the Energy and Building Services category for its engineering achievement.
2016: «Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare»
We took first place for the fourth consecutive year in the international animal welfare rating BBFAW. The BBFAW praised us in particular for our clear strategy and the broad-based and systematic implementation of our measures.
2016: Good Rabbit Award
Our progressive husbandry system for rabbits has attracted international attention. We are the first retailer in the world to win the Good Rabbit Award from the Compassion in World Faming (CIWF) animal welfare organization.
2016: Energy Globe World Award
We won the Energy Globe World Award in the "air" category with our 18-tonne electric truck that makes deliveries to our stores.
2016: Watt d'Or
We received the Watt d'Or special award in the category "corporate strategy". The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) thus acknowledges our strategy and its implementation in the areas of climate protection and sustainability.
2016: Politikaward for Transgourmet Germany
On 24 November 2016, Transgourmet Germany won the prestigious Politikaward in the «corporate campaign» category for its project entitled «Vom Kostenfaktor zum Glücksfaktor – Einbindung von emotionalem Genuss in die Seniorenverpflegung» (From cost factor to happiness factor – incorporating emotional enjoyment into catering for the elderly).
2015: Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare
We're the best in animal welfare. We were the only provider from Switzerland to rank first among 90 leading international companies in the food sector. For the third time in a row.
2015: Good Farm Animal Awards
We had twice the reason to be pleased at the 2015 Good Farm Welfare Animal Awards. Firstly we were recognized for the most innovative animal welfare project in the European retail sector and secondly, we placed second overall among all retailers in Europe with our commitment to animal welfare.
2015: Swiss Environmental Award
We are the winner of the 2015 Swiss Environmental Award. This award recognizes, among other things, our efforts to supply our sales outlets in as environmentally friendly a manner as possible.
For the second consecutive time we were rated the leader for our animal welfare activities by the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW). This rating is awarded by two international animal protection organizations.
2014: Zurich Climate Prize
Together with Feldschlösschen and E-Force, Coop wins the Zurich Climate Prize silver medal for its electric lorry featuring photovoltaic technology on the roof.
2014: Zukunftspreis Logistik 2014
Coop’s delivery vehicle featuring carbon components wins the Zukunftspreis Logistik 2014.
2014: Schweizer Solarpreis
Coop wins the Schweizer Solarpreis award for its electric lorry featuring photovoltaic technology on the roof.
2014: Humagora Prize
Philias awards the Prix Humagora to Coop and six charitable organizations for their innovative partnership which supports people with disabilities.
2014: National Energy Globe Switzerland
Coop’s electric lorries win the coveted National Energy Globe Switzerland award for the best project in Switzerland.
2014: Marketing Trophy
Coop wins the special award for its 20-year Naturaplan campaign.
2014: European Solar Prize
Coop wins the European Solar Prize for its electric lorry featuring photovoltaic technology on the roof.
2014: WorldStar Packaging Award
Coop’s Betty Bossi resource-saving salad packaging wins this global award.
2013: Zurich Climate Prize
Coop and RailCare AG achieve third place in the Zurich Climate Prize for changing goods transport from road to rail.
2013: Prix Suisse de l’Ethique
The Coop integration project in French-speaking Switzerland wins silver.
2013: Top spot internationally for animal welfare
The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) rates Coop as the world’s leading retailer addressing compliance with animal welfare standards.
2013: National prize for vocational training
Coop’s exemplary vocational training wins a national award presented by the Hans Huber Foundation and the Swiss Venture Club.
2013: DuPont Gold Award
Coop/Awtec wins the DuPont Gold Award for Innovative Packaging for the optimized packaging of the popular Betty Bossi salad bowls.
2012: Sustainia 100
Naturaline is commended in Rio as a showpiece project.
2012: Schweizer Solarpreis
The Swiss Solar Agency awards the Schweizer Solarpreis award to Coop’s distribution centre and industrial bakery in Gossau (SG) in the Energy plant/Photovoltaics category.
2012: EHI Energy Management Award
The EHI Retail Institute awards Coop the EHI Energy Management Award for the most innovative concept for its “CO2-neutral by 2023” vision.
2011: Zurich Climate Prize – French-speaking Switzerland market region
Coop receives the special prize in the Zurich Climate Prize awards for its new branch in Porrentruy in the French-speaking Switzerland market region.
2011: Zurich Climate Prize – Central Switzerland market region
Coop wins second place in the Zurich Climate Prize awards for the Central Switzerland market region thanks to its innovative local refrigeration and heating network.
Third place in the best sustainability report ranking.
2011: Goldener Zuckerhut
For its commitment to sustainability and its entrepreneurial courage, Coop is the first Swiss company ever to win this major award in the European food industry.
2011: World’s most sustainable retailer
The independent rating agency Oekom Research AG awards Coop the accolade of the world’s most sustainable retailer.
2011: Ethical Corporation Award
The print advertisements for Oecoplan referring to the impact that current purchasing decisions have on future generations come out top in the Authentic Communications category.
2010: FSC Global Partner Award
FSC honours Coop’s commitment.
2010: Ethical BioTrade Award for Biodiversity
Coop is awarded this prize for outstanding commitment to the preservation of biodiversity.
2009: International Green Award for creativity in sustainability
Award for the Coop footprint campaign.
Third place in the best sustainability report ranking.
2006: Swiss Ethics Award
Award for Coop and Remei for the own-label textile brand Naturaline.
Award for the best sustainability report.