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Meijer to host first-ever Sustainability Supplier Summit

Meijer to host first-ever Sustainability Supplier Summit

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer announced on Tuesday that it will host its first Sustainability Supplier Summit, giving vendors nationwide the opportunity to showcase their sustainable products – from food to pets to home goods – for Meijer merchants to consider offering on shelves. The event will be held virtually June 20-23 and comes on the heels of

Meijer signs on to renewable solar project

Meijer signs on to renewable solar project

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer is signing on as a customer for a utility-scale solar project that will help the retailer make significant strides toward its recently announced carbon reduction goal. The retailer said Thursday that it has signed a renewable energy power purchase agreement (VPPA) with developer Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, which says Meijer

Meijer donates $300K to minority supplier group

Meijer donates $300K to minority supplier group

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer has made a donation of $300,000 to the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) as part of its ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, the company said Tuesday. The contribution will be divided evenly between six NMSDC affiliate councils that support minority-owned businesses within the retailer’s six-state footprint. “Our

Meijer gets top score in LGBTQ+ Workplace Equality Index

Meijer gets top score in LGBTQ+ Workplace Equality Index

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer announced Monday that it received a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This marks the retailer’s third consecutive year earning the highest possible score on the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality.

Retailers recognized for LGBTQ+ workplace equality

Retailers recognized for LGBTQ+ workplace equality

NEW YORK — CVS Health, Food Lion, Kroger, Meijer, Target, Walgreens and Walmart were among the 842 U.S. companies that received a top score of 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. The CEI rates

Meijer expands third supplier diversity event

Meijer expands third supplier diversity event

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer is expanding its third Supplier Diversity event to include diverse-owned service providers, as well as retail-ready products for its shelves. The March 29-31 event will give diverse-owned businesses nationwide the opportunity to showcase their offerings for interested Meijer buyers and procurement teams. “Our supplier diversity efforts reach beyond just the

Meijer commits to 50% carbon emissions cut by 2025

Meijer commits to 50% carbon emissions cut by 2025

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Midwestern retailer Meijer announced Tuesday an ambitious goal to reduce absolute carbon emissions by 50% by 2025. Rooted in the company’s mission to be a good neighbor, Meijer integrates environmental sustainability into daily operations and is committed to continual improvement through smart decisions and innovations that benefit customers and the broader

Meijer is recognized as peerless regional chain

Meijer is recognized as peerless regional chain

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc.’s guiding philosophy is the “virtuous cycle,” meaning it turns growth and profitability into community investments. Its communities in turn thrive and boost business at Meijer, perpetuating the cycle. “When we invest in our communities and customers and give them popular offerings, whether digital shopping or locally produced items or

Meijer recognized for sustainable freight supply chain

Meijer recognized for sustainable freight supply chain

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.— The Environmental Protection Agency has honored Meijer for the environmental performance and energy efficiency of its freight supply chain with two SmartWay Excellence Awards. “We appreciate the EPA’s continued support of our innovation and commitment to reducing our carbon footprint,” said Tom McCall, vice president of logistics for Meijer. “At Meijer, we believe