Addressing Climate Change

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Addressing Climate Change

Reducing our carbon footprint helps Safeway do its part to address climate change. We've set a goal to reduce our absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2020, versus our 2010 baseline. We're working to lower our emissions in many ways, such as improving fuel efficiency in our trucks, switching to LEDs that use less electricity, and harnessing renewable energy such as wind and solar.

Read more on our Climate & Energy Webpage.

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Albertsons Companies Increases the Use of Biodiesel for its Truck Fleets
As one of the country’s largest food and drug retailers, Albertsons Companies is actively pursuing the goal of reducing waste and minimizing our environmental impact. We look for opportunities to lower the carbon footprint in our stores, offices, facilities and distribution centers across all of our banners (including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons and Pavilions). We have identified the...
Jul 27, 2016 7:00 AM ET
Childhood Memories Lead to Career-long Conservation at Safeway
Victor Munoz, ‎corporate director of energy utilization, brings to Safeway a long history of sustainable living. His family owned a restaurant serving local foods in the 1960s, and they spent weekends on California’s Sonoma County beaches where his parents taught him to respect the earth and leave no trace behind. His upbringing led him to a career where he gets to educate colleagues...
Sep 23, 2014 10:00 AM ET
Planet: Driving Sustainability Across Safeway's Fleet of Trucks
For Safeway Vice President of Transportation Tom Nartker, embedding sustainability into the company’s operations is more than a job. It’s a personal mission. Tom is responsible for setting and meeting fuel-efficiency goals for Safeway’s fleet of trucks and ensuring that employees at our distribution centers understand how and why the company implements the efficiency strategies it does...
Jul 24, 2014 10:00 AM ET