Policy and CSR Procedure

Casino Group’s Corporate and Social policy aims at offering more responsible consumption patterns and improving the sustainability of its business model by supporting relations of trust with all the stakeholders with whom it maintains a permanent dialogue.

15 PRIORITIES
TO CONSUME, EAT, AND PRODUCE IN A BETTER WAY

Committed
employer

  1   Promote diversity and equality 
  2   Help young people enter the workforce
  3   Provide growth opportunities for employees
  4   Take action to protect employee health and well-being

Responsible
retailer

  5   Take action to protect consumer health
  6   Encourage consumption that is respectful of the environment and biodiversity
  7   Combat food waste

Trusted
partner

  8   Strengthen ethical social compliance
  9   Support local production channels 
10   Promote the CSR initiatives of suppliers

Local corporate
citizen

11   Develop foundation programmes
12   Develop solidarity partnerships

Environmentally
proactive,
climate-aware
Group

13   Reduce greenhouse gas emissions
14   Increase energy efficiency
15   Reduce and recover waste

An acknowledged approach, at the heart of the Group’s strategy

Driven by the Group’s CSR Department and in cooperation with the CSR Departments in each of our branches in France and worldwide, the CSR performance and the main stakes are presented before the Group’s Executive Committee.

In order to demonstrate the Group’s commitment, CSR is included in the variable compensation of the CEO and all managers in France and worldwide.

The commitment of Casino Group is acknowledged : the Group has been ranked n°1 among European companies in the distribution sector for its CSR commitments by Vigeo Eiris, branch of Moody’s, in March 2020 and 1st food retailer in the world for its CSR commitments by the Wall Street Journal in October 2020. The Group’s extra-financial ratings are reaching high levels of performance.

Every year, the Group receives prizes which reward its CSR innovations.

In 2019 • 5 Awards in the Essec Grand Prize competition for responsible retailing and these awards reward CSR innovations

In 2019 and 2020 • 5 LSA Awards “La conso s’engage” (committed consumption)

The CSR commitments of Casino Group

LABEL DIVERSITE
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Casino Group is the only retail Group to hold Diversity and Professional Equality Labels, obtained following a certification audit by AFNOR.

It has also signed the following agreements :

The Group has signed many agreements with trade unions including, as early as 2014, a CSR agreement.

Our policies

Professional Equality between men and women
Casino Group’s policy to protect the environment
Casino Group’s policy to reduce the environmental impact of packaging
Casino Group’s policy for animal wellbeing
Suppliers’ Ethical Charter
Considerate Management within Casino Group

To go further and learn more...

Universal Registration Document - 2019
Annual and Sustainability report of GPA - 2019
Annual and Sustainability report of Grupo Éxito - 2019