ReportAlert.info - Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) publishes Corporate Responsibility Report 2011

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ReportAlert.info - Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) publishes Corporate Responsibility Report 2011

The report outlines the highlights in business performance, responsible retailing, community investment, sustainability and looking after employees
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) November 25, 2011 -  Woolworths Limited has issued the company’s fourth Corporate Responsibility Report, which outlines the highlights in business performance, responsible retailing, community investment, sustainability and looking after employees. A copy of the report can be found at http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/Woolworths/2011/?ID=43038

Key highlights for 2011 were:

- Launched Reconciliation Action Plan to advance opportunities for Indigenous Australians
- Continued progress in sustainable sourcing policies for palm oil, timber and paper, and seafood
- AU$63.2m contributed to the community
- 10.9% reduction in carbon emissions, compared to business-as-usual projections
- 16.3% reduction in carbon emissions per carton delivered by Woolworths-owned trucks, compared to 2007
- 30% reduction in Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate
- AU$60m invested in employee learning and development training

The Report was compiled using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G3.1 Guidelines, underwent independent assurance by Net Balance Management Group, and again achieved an A+ rating.

Readers of the Report can provide feedback or pose further questions to environment@woolworths.com.au

Woolworths Limited is Australia’s largest retailer, with 3,241 retail stores and 190,723 employees in Australia, New Zealand, China and India. With businesses serving 27 million customers each week, Woolworths Limited touches the lives of almost every Australian and New Zealander.

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