Safeway Home bath tissue and paper towels are made of FSC and Rainforest Alliance certified paper
As part of our sustainability efforts, we want you to feel like you’re making a difference at home. That’s where Safeway Home products come in.
Our Softly® Bath and Facial Tissue, Our Strongest Bath Tissue, Our Softest Bath Tissue and Ultra Thirsty® Paper Towels are produced following the standards of the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®), certified through the Rainforest Alliance.
Record-high number of shareholder resolutions filed in 2014 proxy season drive more aggressive action by top companies on climate-related issues
BOSTON, August 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In response to nearly 150 climate-related resolutions filed by institutional investors during the 2014 proxy season, 20 major international corporations have committed to set goals to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or sustainably source palm oil –a leading driver of global deforestation, which causes nearly 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions according to the Environmental Protection Agency. An additional 45 corporate commitments were secured related to sustainability reporting, energy efficiency and carbon asset risk.
At Safeway, our commitment to responsibly use resources includes thoughtful consideration of how we can reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills and recycle what was once considered trash. We are now working toward zero waste across all our operations.
Unsustainable fishing and aquaculture practices are taking a major toll on our oceans. Safeway is proud to partner with the California-based nonprofit organization FishWise to assess our entire supply chain and work with our suppliers to offer a larger selection of responsibly harvested fresh and frozen seafood for our stores. FishWise relies on the science from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch®.
Supporting local hunger relief programs is a natural fit for us as a neighborhood grocery store. We are proud to collaborate with our customers to be one of the largest contributors to food banks and feeding programs in the communities we serve.
In 2013, Safeway donated an estimated 71,935,464 pounds of food from our stores, plants, distribution centers and other facilities, which is equivalent to 59,946,220 meals* and worth more than $129 million. We work with many local hunger relief organizations to distribute the food where it is needed most.
Establishing a diverse and inclusive environment leads to a stronger, more versatile team, and we take pride in the diversity of our workforce. Safeway’s diversity strategy is built directly into our business goals, particularly when it comes to giving you experiences and service so you are extremely satisfied. Our view of diversity covers the many ways our employees’ skills, experiences and perspectives are different. We are a top employer for people with disabilities.
Healthy Measures, our health incentives program, motivates employees to improve their overall health. We offer comprehensive resources to help them maintain healthy weights and blood glucose levels and lower their cholesterol.
JumpStart is an online wellness program, available to all Safeway Companies employees and their extended family members. The program helps them track nutrition, fitness and overall health goals individually or as teams to encourage some friendly competition.
We want to make it easy for you to focus on health while leading a busy life — and the proof is right on our shelves. At your neighborhood Safeway, you’ll find a growing selection of foods and household items under brands we created with your health and the planet in mind.
Our brands can help you incorporate healthier options into your daily routine and minimize your impact on the environment. We use high-quality ingredients to make food that tastes great.