Our sustainable initiatives

Within our sustainability strategy we formulate many ambitious long-term goals. To achieve them, more than 150 specific projects are organised: our sustainability initiatives.

Litter. Avoid, tidy up and sensitise International chain projects Social audits for better working conditions Direct collaboration with Belgian farmers Better nutritional values for a more balanced eating pattern Reuse of waste and rainwater Production renewable electricity Eco-score Saving points with Xtra More Belgian fruit and vegetables Green mobility, also for our customers 12 million trees for clean air Smart and sustainable freight transport Sustainable mobility for workers Investing in green energy 100% certified wood and paper Rabbits from animal-friendly park systems Sustainable cooling of products Sustainable charcoal with FSC label and sustainable briquettes from residual flows Continuous learning and development More low-energy stores, less fossil fuels Sustainable wild-caught and farmed fish Sustainable coffee and tea More sustainable cotton More sustainable palm oil Pioneering with vertical farming Responsible soy cultivation in Belgium and abroad Stunned slaughter and audits at slaughterhouses Our plan for fewer CO₂ emissions Sea farm for Belgian mussels Our energy reduction plan Circular building Towards minimum waste flows and maximum recycling Dinner is served at 1-2-3 euros What with food surpluses in our stores? Morrocan Medjoul dates Organic honey from Brazil More sustainable cashew nuts from Benin Zero emission transport for goods How we counter food loss Colruyt Group's new welfare chicken: better well-being for broiler chickens Responsible use of antibiotics in animals Belgian fair trade chocolate Animal- and environmentally-friendly eggs Courteous and safe freight transport Responsible pork production Animal welfare in cattle How do we promote biodiversity? Sustainable packaging