ASDA select COPE Ltd for first Social Enterprise Supplier Development Academy

Shetland based Social Enterprise COPE Ltd has been selected to take part in the supermarket ASDA’s first Social Enterprise Supplier Development Academy.

COPE Ltd is one of twelve successful enterprises from across Scotland to who have been selected to receive mentoring and support through the ASDA Academy. Others include: Brewgooder, Freedom Bakery, Heroes Drinks and Impact Arts.

ASDA will provide expert advice and insight into trading disciplines with large business, to help small enterprises grow.

Ingrid Webb, COPE Ltd CEO said: “We are so excited to have been chosen for the ASDA Academy. It is a fantastic opportunity to learn from each other and see how we can bring the excellent social enterprise products we have in this country to a wider customer market. We will be focusing our thoughts on the Shetland Soap Company and seeing how we can bring our great products to the Scottish mainland and beyond. We really are delighted about having been given this opportunity.