Sainsbury’s offers rewards with return of ‘The Great Big Fruit And Veg Challenge’ as part of new mission to ‘help everyone eat better’

Following its success last year, Sainsbury’s has announced that ‘The Great Big Fruit and Veg Challenge’ will return to the Nectar app this summer. Running from Tuesday 1st June to Monday 28th June, the challenge uses fun, interactive targets to encourage customers to purchase more fruit and vegetables when shopping at Sainsbury’s, by rewarding them with bonus Nectar points that can be spent at partners including Sainsbury’s, Argos and Habitat. The in-app tracker will set each customer personalised fruit and vegetable targets to purchase in store and online throughout the…

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Sainsbury’s joins the Black British Network

Sainsbury’s has announced it is joining the Black British Network as one of many initiatives to improve the representation and experiences of its Black colleagues. The Black British Network was founded by campaigner Cephas Williams and strives to bring lasting systemic change for the Black community by working closely with UK businesses. Sainsbury’s will take part in several round-table discussions with other British businesses and Black colleagues, to evolve and understand best practice, improve inclusivity and representation, and translate learnings into tangible solutions, behaviours and processes that can be implemented…

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Sainsbury’s to pluck 12 million plastic bottles from shorelines to reel in ocean pollution

Sainsbury’s continues to send plastic packing by packaging fresh fish and strawberries using Prevented Ocean Plastic – high-quality certified recycled plastic that has been collected from coastal areas at risk of ocean plastic pollution. The packaging, which marks the latest step by the retailer to remove, reduce, recycle and reuse plastic from its operations, enables customers to make sustainable choices in-store and online while also preventing nearly 12 million plastic bottles (297 tonnes) from entering the ocean each year. Working closely with packaging supplier Sharpak, over a third (34%) of…

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Sainsbury’s unveils new brand slogan as it is named Principal Supermarket Partner of COP26

Sainsbury’s will take a leading role in helping shoppers improve their diets while helping to reduce their impact on the environment one plate at a time. In late spring, the retailer will retire its ‘Live Well for Less’ brand motto and launch its new mission, focusing on ‘Helping Everyone Eat Better’ and will share more with its colleagues and customers on what this means for them in the coming months. The retailer has also been announced as the Principal Supermarket Partner for the United Nation’s international climate change conference, COP26,…

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Sainsbury’s announces ambitious science-based targets for Scope 1, 2 and 3 as part of journey to net zero

Sainsbury’s has announced plans to significantly reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions with approved science-based targets in its operations and across the supply chain. As part of this, the retailer will work with a number of suppliers on developing and meeting their own Scope 1 and 2 targets, including through supplier engagement programmes with CDP and the Higg Index. The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved Sainsbury’s science-based target for Scopes 1, 2 and 3. For Scope 1 and 2, these, include the reduction of GHG emissions from Sainsbury’s own…

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