We’re proud to announce that Sainsbury’s has been awarded the top spot in the retail sector for its ambitious work on sustainability by the FTSE4Good Index.
The score in the independent, highly regarded index evaluates participating businesses from around the globe against key social, environmental and governance practices. Sainsbury's score made it not only a leader in its sector but in the top tier of all the businesses taking part. The retailer was also considered as having 'best practice' in the sector for its work on the environment.
Sainsbury's published its 20 by 20 Sustainability Plan in October 2011. This industry-leading plan is built into Sainsbury's business strategy and sets out 20 targets to be achieved by 2020.