Loblaw Companies Limited 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report - page 21

2016 Targets and Achievements
Loblaw Companies Limited
2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
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Rating Target
Achievement
TARGET:
Remove triclosan,
phthalates and plastic
microbeads from Life Brand
and President’s Choice (PC)
household, beauty and
cosmetic products by
year-end 2018.
ACHIEVEMENT:
Began working
with our suppliers to reformulate
Life Brand and President’s Choice
household, beauty and cosmetic
products without triclosan,
phthalates and plastic microbeads.
In the process, we learned that
phthalates can be introduced
into products from sources such
as manufacturing equipment
and packaging. We encourage our
suppliers to identify and eliminate
phthalates that may come from
these sources.
TARGET:
Expand
sustainable palm oil
commitment to Life Brand
and Joe Fresh products by
year-end 2016.
ACHIEVEMENT:
Worked with
suppliers to collect palm oil
volumes for Life Brand and Joe
Fresh products. Ensured volumes
reported support the Roundtable
on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)
approved supply chain models.
TARGET:
Introduce
additional Marine
Stewardship Council
(MSC) and/or Aquaculture
Stewardship Council (ASC)
certified sustainable and
responsible control brand
products by year-end 2016.
ACHIEVEMENT:
Introduced
one new President’s Choice
MSC certified product ahead of
schedule, at the end of 2015, and
an additional two products in 2016.
Products include PC Tuna Tataki,
PC Nutrition First dog food and
PC Nutrition First cat food.
Rating Target
Achievement
TARGET:
Contribute to the
development of a national
sustainable beef standard
by active membership on
the Canadian Roundtable
for Sustainable Beef
(CRSB) indicator and
verification committees.
ACHIEVEMENT:
Loblaw is an active
member of the CRSB whose goal
is to advance sustainability efforts
to ensure that the Canadian beef
industry is economically viable,
environmentally sound and socially
responsible. See
.
TARGET:
Introduce eight
UTZ certified labelled
control brand cocoa
products by year-end 2016.
ACHIEVEMENT:
Introduced
10 President’s Choice products
that support sustainable cocoa
farming practices through the UTZ
sustainability program. See
TARGET:
Source all fresh
veal from suppliers that
have transitioned to group
housing practices by year-
end 2018.
ACHIEVEMENT:
Target on track.
We continue to engage with and
obtain status updates from our fresh
veal suppliers.
TARGET:
Source all fresh
pork from suppliers that
have transitioned to group
housing practices by year-
end 2022.
ACHIEVEMENT:
Target on track.
We continue to engage with and
receive status updates from our
fresh pork suppliers.
TARGET:
Transition all shell
eggs to cage-free by year-
end 2025.
ACHIEVEMENT:
Target on track. We
continue to engage with and receive
status updates from our shell egg
suppliers. See
.
TARGET:
Expand the audit
compliance management
and production auditor
teams in key markets.
ACHIEVEMENT:
We now have
a team of 25 audit compliance
managers and production auditors
on the ground in key markets to
ensure factory assessments occur,
to support factory improvement
plans, and to confirm that our
products are made in approved
factories. See
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