We're proudly 100% New Zealand owned and operated. We take our
role to look after this place we all call home seriously. More than
ever, we've seen how important it is that all New Zealanders have
access to healthy and affordable food. We recognise we have an
important role to play to make that happen and ensuring we operate
in a way that delivers our social promises playing our part in
Foodstuffs 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
In 2019, we went through a process of understanding what issues
are most important to New Zealanders and agreeing the role we can
play in solving them. We had conversations with our store owners,
Foodstuffs leaders, team members, customers, suppliers, government
representatives, industry bodies and interest groups, and we were
encouraged that, overall, they aligned on what the key issues are.
This informed our new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Strategy, making four social promises, which guide our efforts to
support and build on the work already being done in our
• We help every New Zealander access healthy and affordable
• We create meaningful work for our people.
• We support our local communities to thrive.
• We are sustainability leaders in our operations and how we
source our products.
These promises informed our 2025 CSR Goals, which we will report
against in coming years.
You can read more about our CSR Strategy, 2025 Goals, and
activity in our
2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Report.*
Foodstuffs 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Snapshot
Our 2018 CSR Snapshot saw us formally introduce
our national CSR programme - outlining work planned and underway to
support our teams, the wider New Zealand community and
*Our 2018 CSR Report covered calendar year 2018, while our 2020
CSR Report aligns to Foodstuffs New Zealand's financial year, from
1 April 2019 - 31 March 2020. The intent of this is to align to our
annual reporting process and explains the absence of a 2019 CSR