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Food Waste Is a Massive Societal Issue. Climate Corps and ReFED Partner To Implement Solutions.

By Mali'o Kodis

In 2022, Climate Corps® is teaming up with ReFED to launch a pilot program to bolster the capacity of companies to tackle food waste.

Our private sector partners on this initiative for 2022 are Albertsons [Companies], Amy’s Kitchen, Aramark, CAVA, Conagra Brands, The J.M. Smucker Co., Sodexo, and United Natural Foods.

The fellows will tackle projects ranging from food waste data collection and analysis to strategy development to food waste solution implementation and refinement.

Albertsons Companies' Recipe for Change

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Through our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) framework, Recipe for Change, we are bringing together the ingredients for a better world – our planet, our people, our products, and our communities –to make change a reality. Our Recipe for Change includes long-term goals and strategies focused on maximizing our positive impact across four pillars: Planet, People, Product, and Community.

To learn more about our goals, please visit

Albertsons Unveils ESG Framework, Sets New Sustainability Targets

By Catherine Douglas Moran

Albertsons announced on Wednesday a set of Environmental Social Governance (ESG) initiatives and unveiled new sustainability targets, including a carbon reduction goal. 

Called “Recipe for Change,” the ESG framework has four main pillars — planet, people, product and community.

Albertsons Companies Announces ESG Goals and Long-Term Strategies to Support a More Sustainable Future

Company commits to achieving net zero in its own operations by 2040, lays out plans to eliminate food waste going to landfill, increase workforce diversity, and help lead the fight against food insecurity
Press Release

BOISE, Idaho, April 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) launched long-term goals and strategies focused on maximizing the company’s positive impact across four pillars: Planet, People, Product, and Community. The company’s new Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) framework, called “Recipe for Change,” further solidifies Albertsons Cos.’ commitment to using its national presence and resources to drive meaningful, proactive change.

EV Opportunities Are Blooming in Terminal Yards

by Josh Fisher

Most corporations are looking more seriously at sustainability than ever before.

Albertsons [Companies], the second-largest grocery chain in the U.S., is finding sustainability success since it began using battery-electric terminal tractors at some of its 19 terminals.

International Women's Day at Albertsons Companies


“When we are courageous enough to operate with collective action and shared ownership, through intentional collaboration we have an opportunity to shape our workforce in a way we haven’t seen before.” - Monique Lanaux, GVP, Chief Talent and Diversity Officer, Albertsons Companies

USDA and EPA Welcome New U.S. Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions


The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) welcomed seven companies to the U.S. Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions, companies that have committed to reducing food loss and waste in their U.S. operations by 50 percent by 2030.

Albertsons Companies is innovating its inventory management practices, recovering food by donating to local organizations, and recycling food waste through compost, animal feed, and other methods.

Albertsons Companies Selects Afresh Technologies AI Platform


"Managing these variables ultimately allows us to offer our customers even higher quality fresh products and further reduce our food waste."

As one of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Loss and Waste Champions, Albertsons Cos. will be able to achieve, with innovative solutions like Afresh, its goal to reduce food waste by 50% by 2030.

Read the full release from Afresh here.

Choosing Sustainable Seafood


“Safeway recognizes that protecting our oceans and waterways is critical for maintaining the availability of seafood for future generations and the health of our planet,” says Anthony Snow, Director of Seafood for Albertsons Companies, the parent company of Safeway. “By working with our suppliers through our Responsible Seafood Program, we are working to improve transparency within our seafood supply chain, to protect the oceans and to provide fair and equitable treatment for the people who depend on them for their livelihoods.”

Meet HDT's 2021 Top Green Fleets


by Deborah Lockridge 

It’s been quite a past year when it comes to green fleet initiatives, and this year we are highlighting 30 Top Green Fleets that are leading the way. A number of trends are accelerating moves to alternative fuels and drivetrains, as well as increasing focus on fuel economy and freight efficiency, which you can see reflected in this year’s honorees.


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