Policy and CSR Procedure

The Corporate Social Responsibility policy of Casino Group is aimed at offering responsible modes of consumption and improving the sustainability of its business model by furthering the trust of the major stakeholders with whom it engages in constant 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 food waste

An acknowledge initiative within the Group’s strategy

Led by the Group’s CSR department, in conjunction with each banner’s CSR department in France and abroad, CSR performance and the major issues at stake are presented to the Group’s Executive Committees.

The Group’s level of engagement is demonstrated by the fact that CSR is taken into account in the variable remuneration of the Chief Executive Officer and managers in France and abroad.

Casino Group’s commitment is acknowledged: the Group was ranked first in European retail companies for its CSR commitments by Vigeo Eiris, subsidiary 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 have reached high levels of performance.

Each year, the Group is rewarded for its CSR innovations

In 2019 • 5 Awards at the ESSEC Grand Prix de la distribution responsable

In 2019 and 2020 • 5 LSA « La conso s’engage » awards

The CSR commitments of Casino Group

LABEL DIVERSITE
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Casino Group is the only retail group to have been awarded the Diversity Gender Equality Labels, obtained after an AFNOR audit.

It is a signatory of :

The Group has signed numerous trade union agreements, including a CSR agreement, as early as 2014, which was renewed in 2020.

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
The health-nutrition policy of Casino Group
Casino Group’s policy for animal wellbeing
Suppliers’ Ethical Charter
Caring at work, in a concrete way
Casino Group's guide to promoting diversity

To go further and learn more...

Universal Registration Document - 20120
Annual and Sustainability report of GPA - 2019
Annual and Sustainability report of Grupo Éxito - 2020