CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. made progress on its Zero Hunger Zero Waste initiative in 2020, a difficult year that underscored the relevance of the effort to help create communities free of hunger and waste by 2025. “This past year has been a challenge for so many—especially those who are trying to provide for their families
CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. said Monday that the company’s Zero Hunger | Zero Waste efforts reduced its supermarket food waste footprint – the overall food waste it produced – by 9% in 2018. Kroger’s progress was outlined in its 2019 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report, also released on Monday. This is the company’s 13th
CINCINNATI — One year ago, Kroger Co. introduced its Zero Hunger | Zero Waste campaign — which was designed to address the issue that 40% of the food produced in the U.S. is thrown away, despite one in eight Americans struggling with hunger. And now the company is celebrating the campaign’s achievements. In its first
CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. is calling attention to achievements of the Zero Hunger | Zero Waste campaign on the one-year anniversary of its introduction. “It’s amazing how much our incredibly dedicated Kroger team has been able to accomplish in our first year of Zero Hunger | Zero Waste,” Jessica Adelman, Kroger’s group vice president of
CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. said Thursday that it will phase out single-use plastic bags and transition to reusable bags by 2025. The move will take effect at all of the retailer’s supermarket divisions, beginning with Seattle-based QFC, which is expected to complete the transition away from single-use plastic bags next year. “As part of our
CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. announced it has been named to Fortune magazine’s Change the World 2018 list, debuting in the sixth spot. The company was recognized for its bold social impact plan Zero Hunger | Zero Waste, which aims to end hunger in the communities Kroger calls home and eliminate waste across the company by 2025.