Tesco & Society

S4G banner

Tesco and Society 

In May 2013 we set out our new corporate responsibility strategy. We committed to using our scale and capabilities as a global multichannel retailer to create greater value for society. 

In this section you can find out more about how we are
Using our Scale for Good.

Investor day

Our three big ambitions

As part of our strategy to use our scale for good, we set out to tackle three long-term challenges which are relevant to us as a global retailer and society at large. We call these our three big ambitions:

Reducing food waste

Improving health

Creating opportunities for young people

Fareshare cover banner

Tesco customers donate an incredible 5.1 million meals

The total was calculated following our July Neighbourhood Food Collections

News and views


Now breakouts @TescoandSociety supplier #collaboration Chance to hear expert peers to advance your #sustainability http://t.co/y3dLt0ukJH

Please join me volunteering at #neighbourhoodfoodcollection with @TescoandSociety @TrussellTrust on 27-29 Nov http://t.co/oo0zS6gL63

@JWalkerPalin @UnileverUKI Hope it’s a productive session today! Keep us posted

All set for @TescoandSociety supplier #collaboration with kind venue support from @UnileverUKI Nearly 100 attendees http://t.co/rC2XaWZh0I


Pink Plus Walkathon

On Sunday our business in South Korea – Homeplus – held the ‘P...

21 Oct 2014

Load more

Our three big ambitions

To lead in reducing food waste globally

Find out more

To improve health and through this help to tackle the global obesity crisis

Find out more

To create new opportunities for millions of young people around the world

Find out more

The essentials

We trade responsibly

by putting our customers first and working with our suppliers to innovate and provide high quality products

Find out more

We are reducing our impact on the environment

by aiming to be a carbon-zero business by 2050 and to use scarce resources responsibly

Find out more

We are a great employer

- creating opportunities that make our colleagues happy and proud of what they do

Find out more

We support our local communities

by being a good neighbour and running our business to the highest standards

Find out more

Tesco and Society Report 2014 cover

Tesco and Society Report 2014

Performance and resources graphic. 56,580 tonnes.

Our Vision sets out what we want to be and our Strategy reflects our priorities as the business grows and customers' needs change.

Signpost representing key activities

Key activities this year

Building on the insights and advice we have gained from experts, we have enhanced our understanding of the issues we are tackling and have started to take action to make a difference.

Find out more about our key activities