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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.

Tesco and Society Half Year Update 2014/15

Corporate Responsibility 2014/15 half-year update

Our latest half-year update sets out the actions we have taken over the last six months to help make a positive contribution to customers, colleagues, suppliers and communities.

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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

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Trading Responsibly

Find out how we are building stronger relationships with our suppliers, sharing expertise and tackling risks in the supply chain. 

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The Tesco Supplier Network

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Tesco Supplier Network, our online community of Tesco teams, suppliers and producers from around the world.

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News and views


Does Fairtrade matter? It does to Edson. Choose Products that Change Lives this #FairtradeFortnight https://t.co/XfrFxX76y1

We were one of the first retailers to support #Fairtrade following its launch in 1994! http://t.co/wDauO8i1hP #FairtradeFortnight

It’s #FairtradeFortnight! For more info on #Fairtrade at Tesco click here http://t.co/wDauO8i1hP http://t.co/ZlkjDJrzyz

Find out where the UK’s most health conscious folk live in my unique #fruit and #veg map - http://t.co/rM2cFfLruW http://t.co/dt5g2KP5hf

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Our three big ambitions

To lead in reducing food waste globally

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

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

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The essentials

Trading responsibly


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Reducing our impact on the environment


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Being a great employer


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Supporting local communities


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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.

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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