The way we do business
As Canada's food and pharmacy leader, we create positive environmental and social change. Here's how we're addressing the issues that matter most to Canadians.
Nutrition takes root with President’s Choice Children’s Charity
The white 40-foot shipping container sits in front of École KLO Middle School in Kelowna, B.C. Peek inside and you’ll see rows upon rows of leafy greens and herbs including basil, oregano, and parsley. Bright full-spectrum lights shine down on the seedlings, while pumps circulate water through the hydroponic farm, creating a sound reminiscent of a waterfall.
February 18, 2021
We have a plastic problem and Loblaw is part of it
In an email to PC OptimumTM customers, Galen shares his thoughts on plastic waste and how we’re tackling the problem. Here’s his message.
February 1, 2021
Holiday help for small community after devastating fire
Around midnight on December 4, 2020, a fire broke out, destroying the only grocery store in the village of Apsley, Ontario, in the township of North Kawartha. The nearest grocery store is about 50 kilometres away, a long haul at the best of times — and 2020 certainly hasn’t been the best of times.
December 22, 2020
We're reducing the impact of our operations on the environment. We're improving our approach to waste management, packaging, energy use and more.
How we're reducing food waste
Our approach to plastics
Environment at a glance
plastic bags eliminated from our stores since 2007.
reduction in our carbon footprint since 2011.
11 million kilograms
of food diverted from landfills in 2019
Customers expect our products to be safe and responsibly sourced. We stay true to our values all the way through our supply chain. We promote safe and sustainable products and support Canadian suppliers.
Sourcing at a glance
of President’s Choice® shell eggs are sourced from hens raised in cage-free environments.
More than 400
Canadian growers and packers supply produce for our stores.
We make a positive difference in our communities. We focus on charities that tackle childhood hunger and put women’s health first, and fund research that advances solutions to sustainable food challenges.
Diversity and inclusion
Charitable impacts and giving
Community at a glance
Reduced colleague injuries by 44% over the past 10 years.
5.4 million kilograms donated
Donated 5.4 million kilograms of food to food banks and food recovery agencies in 2019.
Loblaw Scholarship Program
Carbon Reduction Strategy
Policies and Statements
Have responsibility questions?
As a part of our culture of integrity, it is important that non-compliant and unethical matters are reported.
Call the Integrity Action Line: 1-800-525-7868 (available in English, French, Mandarin, Cantonese, Punjabi, Spanish and Korean languages); or visit www.integrityactionline.com (available in English, French and Spanish languages).