REWE Group Sustainability Report 2017
  • Sustainability Report 2017
    Tradition. Diversity. Future.

Many years of experience combined with innovative strength – this is how sustainability drives REWE Group forward. See for yourself:

The sustainability report Tradition. Diversity. Future. describes the activities of the past year and takes a look at the challenges of the future.
OverviewGreen Products
100 %

Objective: By the end of 2030 100 per cent more environmentally friendly own brand packaging for REWE and PENNY in Germany

600

REWE regional articles in 2017

350

toom Baumarkt DIY stores sell more than 350 certified organic own brand products for kitchen gardens

70%

of own brand textile products are made from more sustainable cotton

OverviewEnergy, Climate and the Environment
-40.3%

greenhouse gas emissions per square metre sales area compared to 2006

-6.6%

electricity consumption per square metre sales area compared to 2012

287stores

of REWE Group are Green Buildings (according to the requirements of DGNB)

-27.9%

refrigerant-related greenhouse gas emissions per square metre sales area compared to 2012

OverviewEmployees
8,394

In REWE Group, we have 8,394 trainees

48.5%

In REWE Group Germany and Austria 48.5%
 women work in management positions

100

In the “Ehrensache” programme (Act of Honour) throughout Germany almost



 100



 mentoring tandems were active in the areas of integration and qualification of young refugees and young people

550,000

Throughout Germany, employees complete more than
 550,000
 online training courses each year

OverviewSocial Involvement
12

With donations from the DER Touristik Foundation, 12 school construction projects were carried out in ten countries

483,320

Together, REWE and its customers have donated



 483,320


 food bags to the food banks

230,000

A total of 230,000 school breakfasts were distributed to various schools within the scope of “Powerkiste” (power box)

32

With the PENNY Goodwill Basket, 32 projects to support disadvantaged children and young people were carried out