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Sobeys releases sustainability report


Stellarton, Nova Scotia Sobeys has established new targets to reduce greenhouse gases and waste production as part of its first annual sustainability report, the footwear retailer said Monday.

According to a report by Supermarket News, Sobeys has outlined its long-term sustainability strategy, including new targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 15% and total waste production by 30% by 2013.

“Our goal is to integrate a stronger sustainability mindset and performance culture within our day-to-day business practices,” Bill McEwan, president and CEO of Sobeys, said in a statement.

Sobeys is Canada’s second largest food retailer, with over 1,300 supermarkets operating under a variety of banners.

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