Our Commitments

Our promise to help customers Live Well For Less is about more than just price. That's why we have a number of sustainability commitments. These commitments address important challenges and opportunities, so we deliver long-term value and values for customers, suppliers, colleagues and stakeholders.

  • healthier baskets

    Our customers can trust that they can always choose nutritious and healthy food when they shop with us.

  • Active Youth

    We’ll encourage kids to lead a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

  • Raw Materials

    We’ll source our key raw materials sustainably to an independent standard.

  • Sustainable fish

    Our fish will be independently certified as sustainable.

  • Fairly traded

    We’re committed to fairly traded products, investing in the sustainability of our suppliers, farmers, growers and workers within our supply chains internationally.

  • British

    We’ll invest in the future of British farming and be the leading retailer for British produce.

  • Animal health & welfare

    Our meat, poultry, eggs and dairy products will be sourced from suppliers who adhere to independently verified higher animal health and welfare outcomes.

  • Sustainable sourcing

    We'll work with our key own-brand suppliers, farmers and growers to address the impact of our products.

  • Operational waste

    We’ll reduce waste and put it to positive use in our business.

  • Waste less, Save more

    We’ll invest £10 million to help our customers reduce their waste through our Waste less, Save more initiative.

  • Packaging

    We’ll reduce and optimise our own-brand packaging.

  • Operational carbon

    We’ll reduce our operational carbon emissions by 30% absolute and 65% relative (to 2005).

  • Water

    Through robust water stewardship, we’ll address and manage all areas of water vulnerability in our business.

  • Community impact

    We’ll support our local communities in relevant and impactful ways and donate over £400 million to charitable causes by 2020.

  • Commitment and engagement

    We’ll be an employer where colleagues love to work.

  • Jobs & Skills

    We’ll continue to invest in the training and development of our colleagues.

  • Diversity and inclusion

    We’ll have an inclusive workforce that offers employment opportunities to all members of the community.