Among other new commitments, Kroger has committed to transitioning to 100% cage-free eggs by 2020.
The Kroger Co. is working towards greater sustainability with new commitments to increase its responsible sourcing and improve its eco-stewardship by 2020.
Kroger’s new sustainability goals include:
- Expanding their 100% sustainable seafood commitment
- Achieving the EPA’s “zero waste” threshold of 90% in all facilities
- Optimizing 100% of corporate brand packaging
- Transitioning toward a 100% cage-free egg supply chain
“Our goal is to be a positive force for change in our communities and to drive sustainability and innovation across the supply chain,” said Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s chairman and CEO. “We believe that our 2020 goals set the course for this important, ongoing journey.”
Kroger has also released its 10th annual sustainability report, which is now available online.
“Our 10th annual sustainability report highlights our associates’ commitment to make a difference for our communities, our planet and each other,” said McMullen. “The report outlines Kroger’s growing focus on responsible sourcing and our progress in the fight against hunger, reducing our carbon footprint and moving toward “zero waste” in our stores and facilities.