Achieve net-zero by 2040 for our enterprise operating footprint¹, and 2050 for scope 3 emissions.
Leading with purpose: Helping Canadians Live Life Well®
Our approach to sustainability and social impact
We are driven by our purpose - helping Canadians Live Life Well® - and goals of creating long-term value for our business and communities. Our approach to addressing environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues is focused on two priorities where we can make the biggest impact:
Fighting climate change
As an industry leader on environmental action for decades, we are building on our success with an emphasis on reducing our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and eliminating waste from our business.
Advancing social equity
Our social responsibility extends throughout our workforce and into the communities we serve. We are determined to build a diverse, inclusive workforce, and support the health of women and children, who are the building blocks of prosperous communities.
Our commitments and performance highlights
Reduce plastic waste by making all control brand and in-store plastic packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025.
Send zero food to landfill by 2030 and achieve measurable food waste reductions in every one of our stores by the end of 2023.
Be Canada's most diverse and inclusive employer.
Supporting the health and wellbeing of children and women.
Take a deeper look at our key priorities
We're reducing the impact of our operations on the environment.
We make a positive difference in our communities.
We stay true to our values all the way through our supply chain.
Read our responsibility stories
Top 5 most popular stories of 2023
As we bid farewell to 2023, it's time to reflect on our top stories of the year – which all happen to relate to our commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives.
January 3, 2024
Watch: 3 videos you need to check out
In the bustling world of our business, there are many stories to be told, lessons to be learned, and moments to be shared – and this year is no exception.
December 14, 2023
Did you know? 7 Loblaw stats you might have missed
With 2023 coming to an end, there are many things to look back on and be proud of – as an organization and as Canada’s largest retailer. We’ve made some transformational changes and have been recognized for our work and impact in the DEI and ESG space, all with the overarching goal of helping Canadians Live Life Well.
December 7, 2023
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