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We are committed to be aligned with the world’s best sustainability practices in order to incorporate them in the way we conduct our businesses.
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Organisations to which we Belong

We are active members of international organisations and networks in the Sustainability area.

  • 01

    act4nature Portugal

    act4nature Portugal is a business initiative promoted by BCSD Portugal in which participating companies make common and individual commitments for the conservation of biodiversity and ecosystem services.

  • 02

    SDG Alliance Portugal

    The SDG Alliance Portugal is a multistakeholder platform that brings together members of the business sector, civil society and the public sector, organized according to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the objectives they intend to work on. The initiative, created by the Global Compact Network Portugal and based on SDG’s 17, aims to increase communication between companies and stakeholders and create conditions for the development of new projects under the UN Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.

  • 03

    BCSD Portugal

    The Business Council for Sustainable Development is a non-profit association that, with high sectorial representation, aggregates and represents companies that are actively committed to the sustainable development.

  • 04

    CDP - Disclosure Insight Action

    We take part in the “Climate”, “Forests” and “Water” indexes from the CDP – Disclosure Insight Action which evaluates the prevention and mitigation of companies’ environmental impacts.

  • 05

    POLISH COALITION FOR SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL

    The Polish Coalition for Sustainable Palm Oil (PKZOP) is a multi-stakeholder initiative established in June 2019 by 12 members from the private sector (food industry, cosmetics industry and retail), certification bodies and non-governmental organizations. The main goal of the PKZOP is to have 100% certified palm oil (e.g., RSPO) in Poland by 2023.

  • 06

    Consumer Goods Forum

    The Consumer Goods Forum is a global business-driven network which facilitates collaboration and collective action between retailers and manufacturers in the fast-moving consumer goods industry to drive positive change on strategic issues: climate change, waste, human rights, consumer health and wellness, food safety and data usage.

  • 07

    EuroCommerce

    EuroCommerce is the principal European organisation representing the Retail and Wholesale sectors. These sectors connect producers and 500 million European consumers every day, employ 29 million people and create opportunities for small suppliers as well as for international businesses.

    EuroCommerce embraces national associations in 31 countries and 5.4 million companies, both leading multinational retailers and many small family operations.

  • 08

    Forum Odpowiedzialnego Biznesu

    The Forum Odpowiedzialnego Biznesu (Responsible Businesses Forum) is the most recognized non-governmental organization in Poland to approach the concept of corporate responsibility in a comprehensive manner.

    Operating since 2000, the Forum is a think-and-do-tank that develops and establishes partnerships around key-activities in terms of social responsibility.

  • 09

    Global Compact Network Portugal

    On a nationwide scale, Global Compact is organized through networks. By adhering to these networks, companies and other stakeholders share experiences and promote the collective development about the 10 Principles.

  • 10

    Global Food Safety Initiative

    The Global Food Safety Initiative‘s mission is to provide continuous improvement to food safety management systems in order to ensure a trustworthy and safe supply of food to consumers worldwide.

  • 11

    GRACE

    Group for Reflection and Support to Business Citizenship is a non-profit association comprised of companies from various sectors. GRACE promotes the development of Social and Corporate Responsibility initiatives.

  • 12

    Global Social Compliance Programme

    The Global Social Compliance Programme, which is part of The Consumer Goods Forum promotes the harmonisation and common understanding of social and environmental sustainability requirements in global supply chains.

    This goal is achieved through a set of open-source reference tools and a benchmarking process.

  • 13

    Lisbon's Corporate Mobility Pact

    The Corporate Mobility Pact is a commitment promoted by BCSD Portugal, by the Lisbon City Council, by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and over 75 companies and institutions. It aims to contribute to a more sustainable mobility in Lisbon, by implementing concrete actions, to which the companies commit to, and creating conditions for the adoption of new behaviors and solutions, in cross-collaboration with their employees, suppliers and customers.

  • 14

    Lisbon European Green Capital 2020 - Climate Action Lisbon 2030 Commitment

    The Lisbon European Green Capital 2020 – Climate Action Lisbon 2030 Commitment brings together over 200 entities from the public and private sectors, with the aim of contributing to making Lisbon a carbon neutral city, by 2050, in line with the city’s Action Plan for Sustainable Energies and Climate. The Jerónimo Martins Group subscribed to 17 commitments in areas such as energy efficiency, circular economy, mobility and awareness.

  • 15

    London Benchmarking Group

    The London Benchmarking Group is a network of community-driven corporate investment professionals who apply the LBG model for assessing the impacts of their investments over communities.

    They work together to apply, develop and improve this measurement model.

    This model, developed in partnership with Corporate Citizenship, aims to assess the impact of the support that companies give to society.

  • 16

    New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

    The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment unites more than 450 businesses, governments and other organisations behind a common vision and targets to address plastic waste and pollution at its source. It is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with UN Environment. As a signatory, Jerónimo Martins, in its Private Brand plastic packaging, committed to the following targets by 2025: i) eliminate problematic components (e.g., PVC and EPS); ii) promote reuse models; iii) ensure 100% reusability and/or recyclability; iv) incorporate at least 25% of recycled content; and v) reduce specific plastic consumption by 10%, compared to 2018.

  • 17

    Portuguese Plastics Pact

    We are founding members of the Portuguese Plastics Pact, an initiative coordinated by Smart Waste Portugal, appointed by His Excellency, The President of Portugal, and with the support of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Action, the Ministry of Economy and Digital Transition and the Ministry of the Sea, being part of the Ellen MacArthur Plastics Pact Network. It is a collaborative platform for a circular economy for plastics in Portugal, in which these will never be transformed into waste. This commitment has been subscribed by over 50 organisations.

  • 18

    Retail Forum for Sustainability

    The Retail Forum for Sustainability is a joint initiative of the European Commission and retail companies.

    The Forum aims at sharing best practices about the principles on circular economy, identifying opportunities and barriers, and the role that public organizations and other stakeholders can play towards a sustainable development.

     

  • 19

    Round Table on Sustainable Soy Association

    The Round Table on Sustainable Soy Association (RTRS) is an organization focused on promoting the production, trade and use of responsible soy. Founded in 2006 in Zurich, Switzerland, RTRS is promotes a multi-stakeholder environment that facilitates a global dialogue on responsible soy through the development, implementation and verification of a global soy certification standard, as well as the commitment of the stakeholders involved in the soy value chain.

  • 20

    Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

    RSPO is a not-for-profit, international membership organisation that unites stakeholders from the 7 sectors of the palm oil industry: oil palm producers, processors or traders, consumer goods manufacturers, retailers, banks/investors, and environmental and social non-governmental organisations (NGOs), to develop and implement global standards for sustainable palm oil. Learn more about our progress here.

  • 21

    Smart Waste Portugal

    Smart Waste Portugal is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to create a national scope platform, that leverages waste as a resource, promoting waste knowledge and innovation, enhancing its economic and social value throughout the chain value, as well as to stimulate cooperative actions among its associates coming from different sectors of activity: waste management, industry, academia and associative sector.

  • 22

    United Nations Global Compact

    United Nations Global Compact is an initiative of the United Nations, directed at companies who have committed to aligning their culture and strategies with the 10 principles of action in the human rights, labour practices, environment and anti-corruption areas.

     

     

  • 23

    We Mean Business

    We Mean Business is a coalition of organizations that recognize that climate change is a risk but also an opportunity.

    As a common platform, it aims to give voice to companies, catalyze actions and promote the development of smart policies with a view to transform societies into low carbon economies.

  • 01

    act4nature Portugal

    act4nature Portugal is a business initiative promoted by BCSD Portugal in which participating companies make common and individual commitments for the conservation of biodiversity and ecosystem services.

  • 03

    BCSD Portugal

    The Business Council for Sustainable Development is a non-profit association that, with high sectorial representation, aggregates and represents companies that are actively committed to the sustainable development.

  • 05

    POLISH COALITION FOR SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL

    The Polish Coalition for Sustainable Palm Oil (PKZOP) is a multi-stakeholder initiative established in June 2019 by 12 members from the private sector (food industry, cosmetics industry and retail), certification bodies and non-governmental organizations. The main goal of the PKZOP is to have 100% certified palm oil (e.g., RSPO) in Poland by 2023.

  • 07

    EuroCommerce

    EuroCommerce is the principal European organisation representing the Retail and Wholesale sectors. These sectors connect producers and 500 million European consumers every day, employ 29 million people and create opportunities for small suppliers as well as for international businesses.

    EuroCommerce embraces national associations in 31 countries and 5.4 million companies, both leading multinational retailers and many small family operations.

  • 09

    Global Compact Network Portugal

    On a nationwide scale, Global Compact is organized through networks. By adhering to these networks, companies and other stakeholders share experiences and promote the collective development about the 10 Principles.

  • 11

    GRACE

    Group for Reflection and Support to Business Citizenship is a non-profit association comprised of companies from various sectors. GRACE promotes the development of Social and Corporate Responsibility initiatives.

  • 13

    Lisbon's Corporate Mobility Pact

    The Corporate Mobility Pact is a commitment promoted by BCSD Portugal, by the Lisbon City Council, by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and over 75 companies and institutions. It aims to contribute to a more sustainable mobility in Lisbon, by implementing concrete actions, to which the companies commit to, and creating conditions for the adoption of new behaviors and solutions, in cross-collaboration with their employees, suppliers and customers.

  • 15

    London Benchmarking Group

    The London Benchmarking Group is a network of community-driven corporate investment professionals who apply the LBG model for assessing the impacts of their investments over communities.

    They work together to apply, develop and improve this measurement model.

    This model, developed in partnership with Corporate Citizenship, aims to assess the impact of the support that companies give to society.

  • 17

    Portuguese Plastics Pact

    We are founding members of the Portuguese Plastics Pact, an initiative coordinated by Smart Waste Portugal, appointed by His Excellency, The President of Portugal, and with the support of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Action, the Ministry of Economy and Digital Transition and the Ministry of the Sea, being part of the Ellen MacArthur Plastics Pact Network. It is a collaborative platform for a circular economy for plastics in Portugal, in which these will never be transformed into waste. This commitment has been subscribed by over 50 organisations.

  • 19

    Round Table on Sustainable Soy Association

    The Round Table on Sustainable Soy Association (RTRS) is an organization focused on promoting the production, trade and use of responsible soy. Founded in 2006 in Zurich, Switzerland, RTRS is promotes a multi-stakeholder environment that facilitates a global dialogue on responsible soy through the development, implementation and verification of a global soy certification standard, as well as the commitment of the stakeholders involved in the soy value chain.

  • 21

    Smart Waste Portugal

    Smart Waste Portugal is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to create a national scope platform, that leverages waste as a resource, promoting waste knowledge and innovation, enhancing its economic and social value throughout the chain value, as well as to stimulate cooperative actions among its associates coming from different sectors of activity: waste management, industry, academia and associative sector.

  • 23

    We Mean Business

    We Mean Business is a coalition of organizations that recognize that climate change is a risk but also an opportunity.

    As a common platform, it aims to give voice to companies, catalyze actions and promote the development of smart policies with a view to transform societies into low carbon economies.

  • 02

    SDG Alliance Portugal

    The SDG Alliance Portugal is a multistakeholder platform that brings together members of the business sector, civil society and the public sector, organized according to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the objectives they intend to work on. The initiative, created by the Global Compact Network Portugal and based on SDG’s 17, aims to increase communication between companies and stakeholders and create conditions for the development of new projects under the UN Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.

  • 04

    CDP - Disclosure Insight Action

    We take part in the “Climate”, “Forests” and “Water” indexes from the CDP – Disclosure Insight Action which evaluates the prevention and mitigation of companies’ environmental impacts.

  • 06

    Consumer Goods Forum

    The Consumer Goods Forum is a global business-driven network which facilitates collaboration and collective action between retailers and manufacturers in the fast-moving consumer goods industry to drive positive change on strategic issues: climate change, waste, human rights, consumer health and wellness, food safety and data usage.

  • 08

    Forum Odpowiedzialnego Biznesu

    The Forum Odpowiedzialnego Biznesu (Responsible Businesses Forum) is the most recognized non-governmental organization in Poland to approach the concept of corporate responsibility in a comprehensive manner.

    Operating since 2000, the Forum is a think-and-do-tank that develops and establishes partnerships around key-activities in terms of social responsibility.

  • 10

    Global Food Safety Initiative

    The Global Food Safety Initiative‘s mission is to provide continuous improvement to food safety management systems in order to ensure a trustworthy and safe supply of food to consumers worldwide.

  • 12

    Global Social Compliance Programme

    The Global Social Compliance Programme, which is part of The Consumer Goods Forum promotes the harmonisation and common understanding of social and environmental sustainability requirements in global supply chains.

    This goal is achieved through a set of open-source reference tools and a benchmarking process.

  • 14

    Lisbon European Green Capital 2020 - Climate Action Lisbon 2030 Commitment

    The Lisbon European Green Capital 2020 – Climate Action Lisbon 2030 Commitment brings together over 200 entities from the public and private sectors, with the aim of contributing to making Lisbon a carbon neutral city, by 2050, in line with the city’s Action Plan for Sustainable Energies and Climate. The Jerónimo Martins Group subscribed to 17 commitments in areas such as energy efficiency, circular economy, mobility and awareness.

  • 16

    New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

    The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment unites more than 450 businesses, governments and other organisations behind a common vision and targets to address plastic waste and pollution at its source. It is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with UN Environment. As a signatory, Jerónimo Martins, in its Private Brand plastic packaging, committed to the following targets by 2025: i) eliminate problematic components (e.g., PVC and EPS); ii) promote reuse models; iii) ensure 100% reusability and/or recyclability; iv) incorporate at least 25% of recycled content; and v) reduce specific plastic consumption by 10%, compared to 2018.

  • 18

    Retail Forum for Sustainability

    The Retail Forum for Sustainability is a joint initiative of the European Commission and retail companies.

    The Forum aims at sharing best practices about the principles on circular economy, identifying opportunities and barriers, and the role that public organizations and other stakeholders can play towards a sustainable development.

     

  • 20

    Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

    RSPO is a not-for-profit, international membership organisation that unites stakeholders from the 7 sectors of the palm oil industry: oil palm producers, processors or traders, consumer goods manufacturers, retailers, banks/investors, and environmental and social non-governmental organisations (NGOs), to develop and implement global standards for sustainable palm oil. Learn more about our progress here.

  • 22

    United Nations Global Compact

    United Nations Global Compact is an initiative of the United Nations, directed at companies who have committed to aligning their culture and strategies with the 10 principles of action in the human rights, labour practices, environment and anti-corruption areas.