|company||person||people||planet||overall score||mean diff**||std dev†||votes||articles|
|united natural foods||n/a||83||90||89.4||+7.3||+0||47||7|
|fresh & easy||n/a||82||93||89.3||+7.2||+0||47||6|
|wegmans food markets||78||82||81||79.6||-2.5||+0||61||10|
|publix super markets||n/a||88||68||76.3||-5.8||+0||40||6|
*showing companies with at least 30 votes
Community giving at Whole Foods Market is rooted in our belief that corporations, as well as individuals, must be good tenants of the planet. We are intimately connected to the health and economy of each community we serve, and feel it is our responsibility to give back to those communities in meaningful ways. We are committed to donating at least five percent of our annual net profits to charitab...
At Sainsbury's we take a deep interest in the impact of our operations and this is as relevant today as it was in 1869 when we opened our first store to bring good-quality, safe food into the reach of poorer parts of London. Being a responsible retailer is part of our heritage and our customers continue to tell us that social, environmental and ethical concerns should remain at the core of ho...
Our commitments under the Community segment of the Steering Wheel are to be fair, responsible and honest in everything we do and to be a good neighbour. These aims are integrated into the management of our business from decision-making to individual performance appraisals. We measure our success on meeting these challenges.
At Safeway, we take pride in being the neighborhood grocery store for millions of Americans. And we believe that such an important role carries with it a responsibility to become involved and to help build stronger, healthier and happier communities.
Building a sustainable business means looking at how we impact on the environment and our communities. We do this by taking on the big environmental challenges, by looking after the growers, suppliers and colleagues who help us deliver on our commitments to the planet, and without losing sight of our famously low prices.
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We travel the world in search of interesting, unique, great-tasting foods and beverages. We buy direct from the producer whenever possible. We strip away all the fancy stuff and focus on the important things like natural ingredients and inspiring flavors. We run a pretty lean ship, too - you won't find any corporate jets or fancy offices around here. Heck, our CEO doesn't even have a sec...
At the heart of SUPERVALU's charitable giving is the idea that being a good corporate citizen is an ongoing responsibility. By helping to create stronger communities, we enhance the quality of life for our customers and associates. SUPERVALU has a significant presence in dozens of communities and we strive to give to those organizations where we can do the most good.
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UNFI has a long-standing commitment and a proactive concern for the environment including a reverence for sustainable agriculture and a deep focus on social responsibility, stewardship of the land and reducing our ecological footprint. Our commitment to these principles is evidenced by the ongoing incorporation of environmentally sustainable practices into present and future business activities.
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Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies ranking provides companies a chance to be recognized for their efforts in ethics and compliance. The winne...
Kohl's Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) today announced that the company reached a new milestone in its industry-leading solar program by activating the solar panels at its 100th solar location in Mays Landing, N.J. earlier this month. Kohl's ...
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Wegmans, a supermarket chain leader, has launched a fleet of 50 hydrogen fuel cell-powered pallet trucks fitted with Plug Power’s GenDrive hydrogen fuel cell power units and fueled using Air Products’ hydrogen and hydrogen fueling station...
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Macy’s has plans to add another solar energy installation on the roof of one its facilities, replace traditional incandescent light bulbs in 86 Macy’s department stores with new LED bulbs, and eliminate bottled water at its facilities, as...
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International Battery, one of many companies racing to a cheaper, more efficient rechargeable lithium-ion battery, has brought in $35 million so far in a third round of venture funding that remains open.
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IKEA plans to install solar power systems totaling 4.5 megawatts of generating capacity at seven stores and a distribution center in California, bringing arrays to 90 percent of the chain's portfolio in the Golden State. The others include a sm...
Home Depot, Macy’s, Walmart, Whole Foods and American Eagle Airlines’ in-flight magazine “Latitudes” have signed contracts in the first half of 2010 with FutureMark Paper Company, which says it is the only North American manuf...
Asda, Boots, Tesco and Sainsbury’s are some of the biggest UK retailers that have voluntarily agreed to reduce the carbon footprint of their grocery packaging by 10 percent by 2012, according to Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP). Cu...
Safeway has become a founding member of the Sustainability Consortium, the group launched in support of Wal-Mart’s Sustainability Index. The goal of the consortium is to develop guidelines and promote innovations as the supply chain seeks to re...
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UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s is facing prosecution over charges that excess packaging on one of its fresh beef products could cause unnecessary environmental damage.
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