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Grocery Retailers Helping Customers Protect Tropical Forests

by Cameron Plese
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Luckily, many grocery retailers recognize the impact they can have and are doing something to make sure their sourcing and your purchasing decisions make a positive impact.

North American retailers like...  Albertsons …are helping to make it easier for consumers to shop sustainably. 

Albertsons Companies and FishWise Dive Into National Seafood Month With a Splash

Albertsons Companies, FishWise, and U.S. based fishers work together to improve seafood traceability and highlight the benefits of domestic seafood during a global pandemic.
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BOISE, Idaho and SANTA CRUZ, Calif., September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/— Albertsons Companies and FishWise honor October’s National Seafood Month by shining a spotlight on a collaborative project focused on improving seafood traceability. Now, more than ever, traceability is key as we strive to adapt and rebuild global seafood supply chains that have been forever changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Increasing transparency enables risks to be identified, and helps companies support practices that improve both environmental and social responsibility.

Fair Trade USA Recognizes Partners' Expanded Commitments to Fair Trade Coffee During Price and Demand Crisis

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Fair Trade USA… announces its #JustOneCup campaign to aid coffee farmers amid an unprecedented coffee crisis as the pandemic continues.

Fair trade is needed as a social safety net now more than ever. It is the only mainstream model that guarantees a minimum price for producers and delivers additional funds per pound of coffee for producers to use at their discretion.

Watch: Jewel-Osco Raised $100,000 to Help in the Fight Against Cancer

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"Thank you to our friends at Jewel-Osco who always step up to the plate to help our families. $100,000 to support our Hope44 program which provide grants for cancer families to pay everyday household expenses.

We are so incredibly thankful for your continued support, especially during these difficult times!"

Watch the video from the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation here

Albertsons and Safeway Donate Water and $25,000 to Hopi Nation

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The Hopi Nation in Northeastern Arizona has been devastated by COVID-19. Water was desperately needed as many of their wells have dried up and some of their water supply contains arsenic. This means basic tasks like being able to wash their hands and get a clean drink of water become nearly impossible.

Safeway Raises $454,018 As Part Of Feeding America's 2020 Great American Milk Drive

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Safeway and Safeway Foundation partnered with Feeding America®…and raised $454,018 through this year’s Great American Milk Drive. Safeway stores in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware collected customer donations at check stands to help alleviate childhood hunger.

EV Chargers Come to W. Fens

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New charging stations for electric cars should open in early August on the west side of the Star Market parking lot in the West Fens.

Read the full story in Fenway News.

 

Learn more about our company's EV chargers and other sustainability initiatives here.

San Diego Begins Offering Free Summer Lunches to Children

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The city is partnering with the San Diego Parks Foundation, Feeding San Diego and Albertsons Companies' Nourishing Neighbors program to help feed children.

"This help from Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions and their generous customers is the lifeline that we desperately need as the city responds to the COVID-19 pandemic."

Read the full story from CBS8.

Albertsons Companies’ O Organics® Coffee is Now 100% Fair Trade Certified

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Here’s news to help make your morning cup of coffee even more enjoyable. Albertsons Companies’ O Organics® coffee is now 100 percent certified sustainable by Fair Trade USA, meeting our Sustainable Coffee Challenge commitment. With each cup you drink, you’re helping farmers and the environment.

77 Albertsons Companies Leaders Honored as 2020 Top Women in Grocery

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Join us in celebrating 77 of our incredible leaders who have been honored as Progressive Grocer magazine’s Top Women in Grocery for 2020! This awards program recognizes the integral role women play across all segments of the North American food retail and grocery industries.

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