Robust sustainability reporting presents enormous opportunities for the food retail industry. It enables companies to define their baselines in various sustainability areas and equips them to identify the changes necessary for performance improvements. Profits can be significantly increased when food retail companies report on defined goals, track progress toward those goals, and follow through on associated operational improvements.

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Download the 2022 State of the Industry Report

Ratio Institute evaluated the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting of the Progressive Grocer 100 (PG 100) companies. A total of 107 companies were evaluated across report years 2020 and 2021 to account for the different financial and ESG reporting timelines of the individual organizations. 

State of the Industry Report

Ratio Institute is a project of Ecology Action.