PLC | Sustainability

Serving our customers, communities and planet
a little better every day.

Our sustainability reporting reflects our updated Group purpose and how integral sustainability is to our strategy and success. Our Annual Report includes updates on our most material issues and we provide comprehensive disclosures on a much wider range of sustainability  topics here on our Reporting Hub.


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Read our Group policies on sourcing, colleagues, governance and more.


  • Improving energy efficiency in our stores and distribution
  • Our carbon footprint recalculation policy

Clothing and General Merchandise

  • Textile factories supplying Tesco F&F
  • Responsible Recruitment Requirements Non Food
  • Responsible Sourcing Manual - Clothing and General Merchandise Suppliers
  • Our approach to sustainable man-made cellulosic fibres
  • Restricted Substances in Textiles Leather and Footwear



Diversity and Inclusion


  • Environment Supplier Requirements
  • Tesco Group Environment Policy
  • Tesco and multi-stakeholder initiatives for responsible sourcing

Farming and animal welfare

Food safety

How we do business

Human Rights

  • Modern Slavery strategy
  • Human Rights requirements for food and grocery non-food suppliers
  • Gender equality - supply chain strategy
  • Sustainable livelihoods - supply chain strategy
  • Responsible Recruitment requirements – Thailand and Malaysia
  • Promoting human rights at Tesco



  • Our approach to managing waste from our UK operations
  • Our preferred materials list

Tackling deforestation