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Southeastern Grocers Publishes 2022 Environmental, Social, and Governance Report; Anthony Hucker Comments

Southeastern Grocers Publishes 2022 Environmental, Social, and Governance Report; Anthony Hucker Comments

Tuesday, April 25th, 2023

Another report has come down the pike, as Southeastern Grocers (SEG) recently outlined its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies. The retailer announced the official release of its 2022 ESG report.

Anthony Hucker, President and Chief Executive Officer, Southeastern Grocers“At Southeastern Grocers, we understand the importance of making informed purchasing decisions that have a positive impact on the environment. We are committed to being responsible stewards of our planet's resources, and in 2022, we made significant strides in fulfilling our environmental commitments and implementing sustainable improvements,” Anthony Hucker, President and Chief Executive Officer said. “We believe working together with our customers, supplier partners and communities is key to achieving our environmental goals as we continue leading the way in promoting positive change for the health of our planet and making a lasting impact on future generations.”

The ESG report is part of SEG’s dedication to transparency and accountability in all of its operations, a release stated. This annual release was designed to offer shoppers, investors, and stakeholders a comprehensive overview of the retailer’s approach to sustainability and social responsibility.

SEG’s ESG report highlights its progress in key areas that are aligned with six United Nations Sustainable Development Goals addressing hunger, health, education, inequalities, responsible consumption, production, and ocean conservation.

Showing its commitment to and progress in sustainability, community engagement, and values-driven operations, Southeastern Grocers (SEG) has released its 2022 ESG report

Some highlights from the report include:

  • SEG, together with its charitable arm the SEG Gives Foundation, donated more than $700,000 and 14 million pounds of food to help alleviate hunger
  • SEG’s Romay Davis Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity Grant Program presented 30 nonprofits with funds totaling $300,000, supporting more organizations than in years prior
  • Gave nearly $2 million in support to various military, health, and local community initiatives
  • SEG is working to include an average of 30 percent post-consumer recycled material in all Own Brand packaging
  • Formed a partnership with Relocalize to pilot ice manufacturing in the world’s first autonomous micro-factory

To read more highlights, click here.

Hats off to SEG on these benchmarks!

Southeastern Grocers