Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is a diverse business operating in the agriculture, food, energy and building sectors. Based in Saskatoon, Sask., FCL is owned by independent retail co-operatives from across Western Canada. FCL is involved in wholesaling and manufacturing, including refined fuels and lubricants. It also provides administrative and marketing support to its member-owners.
This report highlights FCL’s sustainability and social responsibility efforts. Data contained in this report reference FCL’s fiscal period from Nov. 1, 2017, to Oct. 31, 2018, with editorial features referencing events up to June 2019.
Building a legacy
Farm to table
Our role in multiple stages of the food production cycle is unique. We’re supporting growers, developing great products and telling our story.
Picking up on the plastic problem
We continue to work with governments, manufacturers and local co-ops to reduce waste, especially that created by single-use plastic.
Fuelling a sustainable tomorrow
Renewable diesel launch
We're launching CO-OP® HCR Diesel, the first renewable diesel fuel in Canada.
SIRCA takes research underground
After two years of lab work, a water-based solution begins testing at a legacy contaminated site.
Ethanol supports growth
FCL acquired Terra Grain Fuels, a 150-million litre per year ethanol-production facility near Belle Plaine, Sask.
Giving times two
Employees contribute to community
More than 300 volunteers have helped clean-up the Saskatoon riverbank since 2013, including more than 60 last year.
Engaged workplace culture
We developed a strategy to help set a path for our diversity and inclusion journey.
Capturing co-operatives' impacts
Learn more about co-operatives in our community through The Backroad Diaries project from Co-operatives First.