Issued by Carrefour France
In this their 6th report, the Carrefour Group sets out its policies on the key issues associated with its business
The Carrefour group, the European leading retailer of food and non- food products has released its 6th Sustainability Report.
The 2006 Sustainability Report is available online at:
www.active-documents.fr/carrefour/dd/en2/dd2006en.htm and is aimed at all the Group’s stakeholders (employees, customers, franchisees, suppliers, governments, local communities, shareholders, SRI rating agencies and fund managers…).
Aware of its responsibilities and its stakeholders’ expectations, the Carrefour group has decided to bring six key issues to the forefront of its 2006 Sustainability Report: nutrition, sustainable/ responsible products, diversity within the company, social audits, climate change and sustainable construction.
To meet SRI rating agencies and fund managers’ expectations, for the first time the Report presents a 3-year evolution of the performance of the Carrefour group’s Key Performance Indicators.
In the Report the Carrefour Group sets out its policies on the key issues associated with its business. For each theme, the issues and the Group’s responses are clearly presented and illustrated with examples of best practice implemented in specific countries. Finally, the Group includes case studies throughout the Report, giving external stakeholders and in-house experts the opportunity to express their views.. This Sustainability Report will also enable the company’s stakeholders to evaluate overall performance based on 22 key performance indicators.
The Group is the 2nd retailer worldwide and the 1st in Europe. With 456 295 employees and 12 547 stores in 29 countries, three billion customers per year and tens of thousands suppliers throughout the world, the Carrefour group mobilizes its competence, energy and resources to build a high performance, sustainable and customer-oriented company.
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