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Employees

Employed 142 602 people
Invested R485 million in training,
through 2 890 833 training hours


Customer centricity

Won 17 awards recognising customer and brand excellence
Sold 72.8 million loaves of our 600 g in-house bread at R4.99
Launched a R5 pack of sanitary pads to keep young girls in school
Provided more than R5 billion in personalised savings to more than 20 million Xtra Savings members
Launched K’nect, our new virtual mobile network


Supply chain resilience and sustainability

Committed R50 million to future SME development initiatives
Directed 9.16% of supplier spend to black businesses and 5.54% to black woman-owned businesses


Socio-economic contribution

Invested R274 million into the communities in which we operate in South Africa
Donated R138 million in surplus food and goods
Supported 149 community food gardens to build community-level food security since inception of the programme
Served 4 873 133 hot meals through our Mobile Soup Kitchens
Supported 103 ECD centres, benefiting 5 062 children
Served 152 795 meals per day to vulnerable communities through our CSI programmes


Environmental stewardship

Committed to science-based targets
Reduced our carbon emission intensity by 5.2%
Reduced our water use intensity by 6.1%
Increase the installed capacity of our solar photovoltaic (PV) system by 350%
Electricity consumption reduced by 126 million kWh through our light-emitting diode (LED) lamp replacement project since inception
Recycled 40 327 tons of cardboard from stores and DCs
Diverted 8 207 tons of plastic waste from landfills
45% of our private-label products have on-pack recycling labels (OPRL)
Paid R1.37 million in rebates to our customers for using our reusable Planet bags since inception