ESG, ESG reporting, Uncategorized

Ten Strategies for Food Retail Companies to Take ESG Reporting to the Next Level

Increasingly, consumers shop at food retailers that are transparent about their community and environmental initiatives. In fact, 83% of consumers think that companies should be actively shaping environmental, social, and governance (ESG) best practices. Ratio Institute has found that reporting on ESG practices with purpose drives the…

ESG, ESG reporting, Press Release, State of the industry

“State of the Industry” Report Reveals Critical Need to Standardize Sustainability Reporting in Food Retail

Ratio Institute Leads the Way for Food Retail Industry to Report with Purpose  Santa Cruz, California—October 5, 2022—A new Ratio Institute report on the state of sustainability reporting in the food retail industry reveals exciting opportunities for sustainability leadership through greater transparency. The “State of the Industry”…

Article, Energy Efficiency

The 10 Ton Gorilla of Energy Efficiency

Most people don’t know this, but the typical neighborhood supermarket uses as much energy as over 140 average-sized homes. Food retail facilities use more energy per square foot than just about any other commercial building type, and the industry represents a massive opportunity to reduce…

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