Emeryville, Calif. — Grocery Outlet Holding Corp., a high-growth, extreme value retailer of quality, name-brand consumables and fresh products, has published its first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report covering fiscal year 2022.
“At Grocery Outlet, our mission of ‘touching lives for the better’ has been core to the business from the start, and fulfilling this purpose has resulted in positive environmental and social impacts throughout our 77-year history. We are proud of the work we have done and we are excited to highlight our ESG strategy through our first report,” says RJ Sheedy, president, CEO and member of the board of directors of Grocery Outlet.
Two of the key impact areas highlighted in the report are:
• Reducing Food Waste: Grocery Outlet’s opportunistic sourcing model enables it to reduce food waste in partnership with its suppliers and independent operators.
• Improving Operational Efficiency: By improving operational efficiency, Grocery Outlet strives to reduce its environmental impacts on energy use, food waste and carbon emissions.
For more information, visit www.groceryoutlet.com/esg.
Based in Emeryville, Calif., Grocery Outlet has more than 450 stores in California, Washington, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Idaho, Nevada, Maryland and New Jersey.
SOURCE: Grocery Outlet Holding Corp.