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Social enterprise – supporting economic and

social development in the UK – is one of the five

areas of The Co-operative Bank’s current Ethical

Policy. Which of the following actions do you

believe best help show that The Co-operative

Bank supports economic and social development

in the UK?

• The following five actions received the greatest support from

customers in the poll:

1) Not banking, investing in or lending to companies that illegally

avoid paying tax in the UK

(72%)

2) Supporting initiatives like the Living Wage and committing to

implement it at The Co-operative Bank

(59%)

3) Encouraging all suppliers to The Co-operative Bank to help

tackle low pay among their workers through initiatives like

the Living Wage

(57%)

4) Not banking, investing in or lending to companies whose core

business is focused on irresponsible gambling

(56%)

5) Supporting businesses that create jobs or local economic

development in the UK (e.g. more loans for small businesses)

(54%)

Not banking, investing in or lending to companies that illegally avoid

paying tax in the UK

72%

Supporting initiatives like the Living Wage and committing to implement it

at The Co-operative Bank

59%

Encouraging all suppliers to The Co-operative Bank to help tackle low pay

among their workers through initiatives like the Living Wage

57%

Not banking, investing in or lending to companies whose core business is

focused on irresponsible gambling

56%

Supporting businesses that create jobs or local economic development in

the UK (e.g. more loans for small businesses)

54%

Providing opportunities for young people through a Co-operative Bank

apprenticeship scheme

49%

Supporting credit unions

48%

Supporting micro lending (loaning small sums of money to entrepreneurs)

to relieve poverty in the UK

47%

Actively promoting co-operative businesses

43%

Supporting organisations (but not political parties) that promote social and

economic development in the UK

40%

Doing more to support new business start-ups in the UK

33%

Supporting schemes which enable people to get together to collectively

fund projects (e.g. crowd funding or peer-to-peer lending)

31%

Other

2%

Don’t know

2%

None of the above

1%

Question 10 Results

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Poll 2014

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