The Group finances its operations through a combination of retained profits, long and medium term debt capital market issues, bank borrowings and leases, with the objective of ensuring continuity of funding.
The Group also issues Sustainability-Linked Bonds (“SLB”) under its EMTN Programme to continue to support the company’s sustainability strategy and vision.
Since 2017, the Little Helps Plan has been a core part of our business and helps us to deliver our purpose of serving shoppers a little better every day.
See our SLB Framework and Second Party Opinion (“SPO”) from Sustainalytics on our SLB Framework below
EUR 29 & GBP 28 KPI Performance
Group Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reduction (Scope 1 and 2, in tCO2e)
|KPI||Scope 1 and 2 GHG Emissions (tCO2e)||% reduction from 2015-16 Baseline|
|KPI 2015/16 (baseline)||2,292,227||N/A|
|2015/16 (baseline), 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20 emissions figures have received Independent Assurance|
|2020/21 emissions figures have received Independent Assurance|
|2021/22 emissions figures have received Independent Assurance|
|More information on how our carbon footprint is calculated can be accessed here||See more|