Reports, policies and disclosure

The tables below aim to bring together our key disclosure and links to our online policies. Unless stated otherwise, the disclosure covers all our operating markets where data is available.

2016 Reports

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Food waste

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Own operations food waste (UK)

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59,400 tonnes  
Historical data for 2015/16 performance 57,100 tonnes  
     
Historical data for 2013/14 performance 57,100 tonnes  
     
How We Calculate the Food Waste Figure See Policy  
KPMG Independent Assurance Statement Download here  

Health

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Alcohol See policy  
Our Healthy Little Difference Tracker See policy  

Sourcing great products

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Percentage of ethical improvement plans completed on time

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85% HR9
Historical data for 2014/15 performance 87%  
     
Historical data for 2013/14 performance 87%  
     

Percentage of suppliers who feel satisfied with Tesco

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70%  
Historical data for 2014/15 performance 58%  
     
Animal Welfare See policy  
Fairtrade See policy  
Genetic Modification (GM) See policy  
Product Safety See policy  
Religious Slaughter See policy  
Our Plan to Tackle Campylobacter See policy  
Testing Regime Update See policy  

 

Sourcing great products - Human rights

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Human Rights See policy  
Our Ethical Trading Approach See policy  
Whistleblowing See policy  
Factories in Bangladesh Download here  

Sourcing great products - Environment

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Group carbon footprint

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5.1 million tonnes EN15 - EN19
Historical data for 2014/15 performance 5.26 million tonnes  
     

Reduction in CO2 emissions (stores and DCs) across the Group against a 2006/7 baseline

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39.5%  
Historical data for 2014/15 performance
*Performance adjusted to reflect changes in carbon footprint conversion factors in line with our public recalculation policy.
38.3%*  
     

Reduction in CO2 emissions (distribution) across the Group against a 2011/12 baseline

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17.4%  
Historical data for 2014/15 performance 14.47%  
     
Historical data for 2013/14 performance 7.8%  
     
Carbon Footprint Assurance Statements

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Download Stores and Distribution KPI Statement

Recalculation Policy See Policy  
Our Carbon Footprint - Methodology See Policy  

Group direct water consumption

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25.5 million m3 EN8
Historical data for 2014/15 performance 32.6 million m3  
     
Historical data for 2013/14 performance 32.9 million m3  
     

Percentage of waste (food and non-food) we produce that is recycled, reused or converted to energy across the Group

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88% EN23
Historical data for 2014/15 performance 84%  
     
Historical data for 2013/14 performance 86%  
     
Beef See policy  
Seafood See policy  
Palm oil See policy  
Soy See policy  
Recycling in the UK See policy  
Energy Efficient Stores See policy  
The F Plan See Policy  
Timber See policy  

Community

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Amount and percentage of pre-tax profits donated to charities and good causes across the Group

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£34 million (3.61%) SO1
Historical data for 2014/15 performance £37 million (3.96%)  
     

Amount raised from colleague and customer fundraising across the Group

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£23.1 million SO1
Historical data for 2014/15 performance £37.9 million  
     
Historical data for 2013/14 performance £22.7 million  
     
Historical data for 2012/13 performance £14.0 million  
     
Historical data for 2011/12 performance £10.1 million  
     
Historical data for 2010/11 performance £10.0 million  
     
Historical data for 2009/10 performance £7.4 million  
     
Historical data for 2008/09 performance £8.2 million  
     
Community Champions Download here

Community - Great Employer

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Percentage of Group managers, directors and business leaders which have worked their way up within the business

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57%  
Historical data for 2014/15 performance 77%  
     
Historical data for 2013/14 performance 77%  
     

Percentage of Group colleagues that are on development/training programmes

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3.3% LA9
Historical data for 2014/15 performance 7.3%  
     
Historical data for 2013/14 performance 6.2%  
     

Colleagues recommend us as a great place to work

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81%  

Colleagues recommend us as a great place to shop (Net Promoter Score*)

*Based on the question "Overall, how satisfied are you with your experience of working with Tesco?" in our Supplier Viewpoint Survey.

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41  

Percentage of Group colleagues who are female

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Board of Directors: 27%
Senior managers - Directors: 24%
Senior managers - Directors and managers: 32%
All employees: 57%
LA12
Historical data for 2014/15 performance

Board of Directors: 23%
Senior managers - Directors: 24%
Senior managers - Directors and managers: 31%
All employees: 57%

 
     
Historical data for 2013/14 performance

Board of Directors: 27%
Senior managers - Directors: 22%
Senior managers - Directors and managers: 30%
All employees: 57%

 
     
Our approach to reward See policy LA2

UK colleague turnover

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17% LA1
Historical data for 2014/15 performance 13.57%  
     

Number of customer injuries that have resulted in the person being taken to hospital

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UK: 581
CE: 316
Asia: 132
LA6
Historical data for 2014/15 performance UK: 579
CE: 201
Asia: 292
 
     

Number of colleague (retail + distribution) injuries that have resulted in lost time (more than 1 days) or fractures

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UK: 4,043 + 342
CE: 1,367 + 117
Asia: 371 + 37
LA6
Livity Research: Young People In their own words Download here 
Inclusion See policy  
Health and Safety See policy  
Pensions See policy  
Usdaw Partnership See policy  

Business ethics

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Percentage of votes cast in favour of AGM resolutions See results  
Anti-bribery See policy  
Code of Business Conduct See policy  
Political Donations See policy  

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