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The Food Retail ESG Reporting Standard

What’s Inside

Our ESG Reporting Standard defines key aspects of a high quality ESG report, including scoping materiality, defining targets, and covering topics such as:

  • Governance & Risk Management
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Food Safety
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Labor, Human Rights, & DEI
  • Sustainable Supply Chain/Sourcing
  • And more…

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ESG State of the Industry Report

Chain Reaction Webinar Series

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Shaping the Future of food retail

October 12 | 8 a.m. PST

Getting ahead with ESG Reporting Featuring Guest John Ross, CEO of IGA

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FMI members are focused on making sure that the same transparency and rigor they bring to financial reporting are brought to bear in their ESG reporting. Ratio Institute has created a food retail-focused tool that can help with that process by offering a standardized framework for communicating the metrics, best practices, commitments, and progress on ESG goals that are increasingly important to grocery’s business model.

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Andrew Harig

Vice President, Tax, Trade, Sustainability & Policy Development, at FMI, The Food Industry Association

This is a great first step in defining sustainability reporting in the grocery industry. It enables companies to demonstrate their ESG commitment to their team members and customers and improve the industry overall.

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Mark Koppang

Director of Sustainability, Raley’s Supermarkets

Ratio Institute's practical sustainability tools directly correlate to store profitability—they make it simple for retailers to save money while being more sustainable. This is the win-win the industry has been seeking.

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John Ross

President, IGA

Ratio Institute’s ESG Reporting Standard provides invaluable guidance, metrics, and benchmarking opportunities for facility managers to better engage in ESG efforts. ConnexFM strongly supports this standard as a part of our ESG Task Group and association thought leadership initiatives.

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Bill Yanek

CEO, ConnexFM

Our Champions

By supporting Ratio Institute’s Food Retail ESG Reporting Standard these organizations have committed to the highest standards of transparency in the industry.

Connex FM, a supporter of Ratio Institute
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Independent Grocers Association, Inc. A supporter of Ratio Institute
Raley's, a supporter of Ratio Institute

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