Sustainability

Retailers

Dollar General Highlights Progress in CSR Mission

The discounter highlights COVID response, assortment initiatives and diversity in its annual "Serving Others" report.

Retailers

Kroger Picks 10 Food Innovators for $2.5M Development Program

Kroger's Innovation Fund will support startups specializing in upcycled and surplus foods.

ELM Foods is looking to an AI-enhanced, recipe-driven approach—and a plant-based focus—to stand out in an increasingly crowded grocery delivery marketplace.

The new units out of the wholesaler’s distribution center in Riverside, Calif., get out in front of zero-emission mandates as diesel-powered predecessors go to the garage for retrofitting.

From environmentally friendly packaging to food waste initiatives and restoration efforts, here are some examples of how the food industry is working together to provide a more sustainable future. 

This year marks Natural Grocers’ fourth annual Ladybug Love campaign honoring insects that play a crucial role in food supply stability.

COVID-19 and extreme weather events have shone a spotlight on grocery stores' connection to community health—and on the need for grocers to be community leaders in sustainability, Ratio Institute's Catrina Damrell says.

In this report, WGB explores the ways in which suppliers, CPGs and grocery retailers are addressing increasingly louder calls for packaging that is recyclable, reusable or compostable.

The retailer has launched a Sourced for Good seal, an exclusive third-party certification program that raises funds to improve farmworkers’ lives and promote environmental stewardship.

New Seasons Market and New Leaf Community Markets are getting aggressive on waste, vowing to eliminate single-use bottles of water from all stores by Earth Day.

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