About this Report

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We are pleased to share our 13th Sustainability Report with our customers, associates, shareholders and other valued stakeholders.

We have come a long way on our journey to becoming a more sustainable company, and we continue to invest time, resources and energy to make our operations more efficient, use resources more responsibly, and improve the health, safety and well-being of people.

In this section of our report, we include highlights from the past year, progress on our Sustainability Goals and information about our reporting process and scope for this year.

Progress and Achievements

This year, we have a lot to be proud of. We invite our readers to learn more about our key sustainability commitments, to read about the highlights from the year, and to see how our partners and stakeholders are recognizing our achievements.

Sustainability Goals
Sustainability Goals

Learn more about Kroger's progress to date on our 2020 environmental stewardship and responsible sourcing commitments.

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2018 Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Highlights
2018 Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Highlights

Learn more about what we achieved in the past year.

View our progress
Awards and Recognition
Awards and Recognition

See how the Kroger family of companies was recognized for our work in sustainability and community engagement last year.

Read our report

Report Details

This report reflects the Fiscal Year 2018 performance year and covers the Kroger Family of Companies. We used a sustainability materiality assessment to identify our most material environmental, social, governance and economic topics, and have shaped this report to share information about the highest priority topics. We are reporting in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Global Sustainability Reporting Standards — Core option.

Materiality Assessment

Our sustainability materiality assessment prioritized the 28 environmental, social, governance and economic topics most relevant to Kroger. This process helped shape our report.

View the Materiality Matrix in our report.

U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

Kroger supports the direction and collaborative approach of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and we believe Kroger is uniquely positioned to contribute to several SDGs.

Read about which U.N. SDG goals we align with.

GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards

This report is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative‚Äôs (GRI) Global Sustainability Reporting Standard — Core Option.

View our GRI Index.