Judith Batchelar: Sainsbury’s awarded top marks by WWF’s Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard

Sourcing with integrity is one of the five core values that our business is built around. We know that customers not only want great value for money, but great values behind their products too and they put their trust in us to act responsibly. This is why we’re working hard to set the highest standards for sourcing products and materials not only in the UK, but around the world.

on 22 September 2016

Mike Coupe: Food Waste Down 9.4% Year on Year- But There's Still Lots to Do

"For there to be true progress in combating food waste, there has to be a spirit of transparency and collaboration."

on 19 September 2016

Angie Risley: Sainsbury’s Wins Gold for Investing in People

As a proud sponsor of the British Paralympic Association, we’re really excited about all the gold medals being won in Rio. But it’s not just our beloved athletes who are winning gold awards. This week, we’re celebrating achieving the Investors in People Gold Standard for the third consecutive time.

on 14 September 2016

How our Fish Welfare Standards have Earned us First Plaice

We’re proud of our position as the leading retailer of certified, sustainable, wild-caught fish. In 2016 alone we were named the Marine Stewardship Council’s Retailer of the Year for the third year running, as well as winning their Fish Counter of the Year award.

on 12 September 2016

Mike Coupe: Celebrating our partnership with the British Paralympic Association

Since partnering with the British Paralympic Association in 2010, I’ve had the pleasure of watching our colleagues and customers throw their support behind ParalympicsGB. Now, with just days until the launch of the next Games, I’m confident that I speak for us all when I say the excitement ahead of Rio is palpable.

on 02 September 2016

Irvinder Goodhew: Dipping our toe into the chinese market

My job as Director of Business Development is to explore a variety of business opportunities for Sainsbury’s that will extend the reach of our brand, increase sales and trial new markets. It’s almost a year now since my team launched the Sainsbury’s brand in China, through the Alibaba Group’s Tmall Global website. It’s a great way for us to sell Sainsbury’s products to millions of customers in China, and Alibaba’s expertise in this rapidly growing market has been a real asset to us, helping us to compete in a totally new market.

on 01 August 2016

Celebrating sustainability: our new interactive plan

Sustainability is important for us all at Sainsbury’s and, whether we’re working directly with our farmers and growers, or simply making sure our chiller doors are closed between use, everyone in the business knows what an integral role they play.

on 29 July 2016

Supporting the Alzheimer’s Society’s Campaign for Retailers to be ‘Dementia Friendly’

Eight out of ten of the 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK list shopping as their favourite activity. A fact which should make all retailers happy. However, research carried out by the Alzheimer’s Society has found that many people living with dementia don’t think retailers are doing enough to help them and, since being diagnosed, sadly one in four have given up shopping.

on 28 July 2016

Anya Todd: Celebrating local charities

At Sainsbury’s we’re really proud to be an organisation that makes a positive difference in our community.

By CR & Society team on 18 July 2016

Why customers get a better deal at Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s customers love clear prices and they hate wasting food. We knew this when we decided earlier this year to phase out promotional offers that encourage shoppers to buy more than one pack of the same product.

on 15 July 2016

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Our Sustainability Plan shows our journey addressing the challenges and opportunities not only relevant to our business but also to the world.

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