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£5000 target announced to benefit Odiham community

A community support scheme to donate up to £5,000 in the year ahead to two good causes in Odiham has been announced by The Southern Co-operative at its Odiham store.

The Southern Co-operative runs its Community Support Card (CSC) scheme in selected stores across the south of England and last year the scheme donated over £250,000 to good causes and charities across the south. If the Odiham CSC scheme, which will run over the year ahead, is successful, inOdiham and Buryfields Infant School will each receive £2,500.

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The Southern Co-operative achieves 2 star rating in Business in the Community’s 2014 Corporate Responsibility Index

The Southern Co-operative has today been recognised in Business in the Community’s annual benchmark of responsible business, the Corporate Responsibility Index (CR Index).

Since 2002, the CR Index has provided unique insight into how businesses are driving the responsible business practice that will help secure a sustainable future. The 2014 CR Index, which is being launched  as part of Responsible Business Week (31 March – 4 April), provided a more challenging set of questions than ever before and its findings indicate that real the progress is being made by UK companies to integrate responsible behaviour into their business.  This includes a growing understanding that responsible business provides mutual benefit, with two in three CR Index companies evaluating the economic value of CR to the business.

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1000 Lakeside is the new home for the Southern Co-operative

The Southern Co-operative, which operates community food stores and funeral homes across the south, is moving to 1000 Lakeside, after outgrowing its Fareham head office premises.

The Southern Co-operative employs 3,500 people generating £260 million in sales and has ambitious further expansion plans. Chief Executive Mark Smith said: “This is a hugely exciting development for us all that will enable us to support our stores in delivering continuous improvement in customer service into the future.”

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