Sustainability at Tesco

From climate change to health and waste to diversity - we've built sustainability into our purpose, strategy and business plans. 

Our sustainability strategy is the framework through which we shape our long-term approach to sustainability. It sets out how we will make a positive difference to our colleagues, customers, communities, suppliers, shareholders and the environment by addressing the most pressing social and environmental issues of our time.

Being a sustainable business is very important to us, as we work to a net zero target of 2035 for our own operations and a commitment to cut emissions -including those generated by the products we sell and across our supply chains - to zero by 2050, in line with the UN’s aspiration of keeping global warming below 1.5C.

We are proud to be one of few retail companies to have received the Business in the Community (BITC) Business Working Responsibly Mark in recognition of our commitments to sustainability and CSR, and are a proud signatory of the BITC Low Carbon Pledge. We are also a member of Repak and a signatory of the Repak Plastics Pledge.

We are focussed on a number of priority areas where we are committed to doing the right thing and making a big difference. Our approach is mapped to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, and we also regularly engage with our stakeholders to help us to understand their evolving priorities and address the most relevant sustainability issues. Find out more at the links below.

Sustainable Development Goals

Stakeholder engagement