Our strategy aligns with our purpose and our values, business objectives and drivers. We make sure to leverage our IT capacity, embed sustainability measuring and monitoring into our business operations and decision-making, and focus on building meaningful partnerships that will help scale the impact of our sustainability projects.
Employees are an integral part of our business as they live our values and purpose.
We place our customers at the centre of everything we do.
Supply chain resilience
Our suppliers, as well as our own logistics operations, form part of our supply chain.
We make a difference in the lives of the most vulnerable in society.
We acknowledge our responsibility to operate sustainably in the countries where we operate.
Sold R72.8 million loaves of bread at R4.99
Invested R485 million and 2.8 million training hours
Reduced 126 million kWh through use of energy-efficient lighting
Supports 103 ECD centres, benefitting 5,062 children
Invested R274 million into our communities
* For the year ended 4 July 2021
The Shoprite Group has a robust programme in place to address the food security challenges faced by so many people. Since the start of lockdown, the Group has donated more than R120 million worth of surplus food to more than 400 organisations. It also supports more than 146 community food gardens, and 2 313 home-based gardens.
We align ourselves on the issues relevant to our business and identify where we can most significantly contribute to the United Nations Sustainability Goals (SDG).
We cannot #ActForChange on our own, which is why we ground our social investment in local community partnerships.