Diversity, equity and inclusion


Target Shines a Spotlight on Pride Month

Beyond highlighting a bigger-than-ever Pride Month product collection, the retailer is calling out national CPG brands' support of LGBTQIA+ inclusivity.


Kroger Awards $1M Grant to The Asian American Foundation

'At TAAF, we want to create that permanent sense of belonging that is free from discrimination, slander and violence, and so we are grateful to have The Kroger Foundation's support as we pursue that all-too-important mission,' said TAAF CEO Norman Chen in a statement.

Leaders and executives join together for a discussion on "Accelerating Cultural Change in the Foodservice Industry" at the National Restaurant Association Show.

ESG ratings systems lack needed transparency and consistency, Rashida Salahuddin writes. But grocery retailers' boards can help steer ESG reporting in a more-meaningful direction.

In an update on its progress to invest $2 billion in Black-owned businesses, the retailer also announced a new fund to increase exposure of diverse-owned brands through paid media.

The parent company of Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Mas is partnering with ECRM and RangeMe to host a virtual event for suppliers looking to pitch their retail-ready products.

The Carlisle, Pa.-based details results from initiatives centered around eliminating hunger; changing children’s lives; promoting health and sustainability; supporting diversity, equity and inclusion; and more.

The Show, taking place May 21–24 in Chicago, will help grocers build more-relevant retail foodservice programs and get fresh ideas for tackling their labor, sourcing and technology pain points.

The retailer outlined its goals and long-term strategies—including plans to eliminate food waste and increase workforce diversity—for a more sustainable future in its new environmental, social and governance framework.

"We are proud of where we are today but recognize that progress is a journey, and we will dig deeper to set new benchmarks this year," President and CEO Tony Sarsam said.

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