Judith Batchelar: From Cow to Customer

I believe inspiring young women to consider careers in the food industry is an important part of my role as an Every Women in Retail Ambassador - especially as Sainsbury’s is a Times Top 50 Employer for Women.

By Judith Batchelar on 17 December 2014

Mike Coupe: 20x20 Sustainability Plan update

As the new leader of this business I’m particularly proud of the progress we’ve made over the past year towards our 20x20 commitments.

By Our management team on 01 December 2014

Paul Crewe: Our LED lighting transformation

Our move to LED lighting not only saves energy as part of our 20x20 sustainability plan but also transforms our stores and depots.

By Paul Crewe on 19 November 2014

Ashley Banjo: Calling all Superstar Cooks!

People tend to associate me with Diversity and dancing, but what you might not know is that I’m a big fan of cooking and actually have a veggie patch in my back garden.

By CR & Society team on 18 November 2014

Lucy McCarthy: Building a pet-tacular range

To think that it has been a whole year since I joined the Sainsbury’s graduate scheme is a little scary! Oh how time flies when you are learning so much! So what have I been up to?

By Our Graduates on 24 October 2014

Judith Batchelar: Fair’s fair

Fairtrade Foundation kicks off their ‘Great British Fairness Debate’ today to celebrate 20 years of Fairtrade. So, over the next couple of weeks they want to highlight that when people make a conscious effort to buy Fairtrade products, like coffee, it empowers the coffee bean farmers to get a fair price for what they grow.

By Judith Batchelar on 29 September 2014

Freedom Foodies Blogger Round Up

Sainsbury’s celebrates 20 years of Freedom Food with the help of eight fantastic bloggers, their recipes and farm visits to showcase why Freedom Food is so important.

By CR & Society team on 26 September 2014

Peter Mossendew: Property Graduate Scheme – One year on

The Property Division at Sainsbury’s is a hidden world, only those lucky enough to work here really understand the exciting and crucial role it plays in driving the business forward. You name it, we’re involved in it. Having had the privilege of being on the Property Graduate scheme for the last year, I wanted to give the outside world a glimpse of what we get up to.

By Our Graduates on 19 September 2014

Back to basics with ‘ugly’ fruit and vegetables

We’ve been asked over recent weeks and months if we sell ‘ugly’ fruit and veg. Firstly I don’t think any of our produce is less appealing than any other, but the questions have prompted me to think about the times when we have decided to reduce the specification on the fresh produce we source so we can make the most of the crop when we’re hit with unseasonal weather.

By Judith Batchelar on 17 September 2014

Summer Series Wrap-up

To celebrate a great summer of sport we invited a selection of bloggers to our Summer Series sporting events, which have been held in various locations across the UK in partnership with British Athletics. We did this to give them and their families a chance to experience British Athletics up close and personal, embracing the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.

By CR & Society team on 08 September 2014

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