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Organisations to which we Belong

We are members of international organisations and networks in the field of sustainability.

  • act4nature Portugal

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

  • ACUERDO DE VOLUNTADES PARA LA DEFORESTACIÓN CERO EN LA CADENA DE ACEITE DE PALMA EN COLOMBIA

    Acuerdo de Voluntades para la Deforestación Cero en la Cadena de Aceite de Palma en Colombia” (Voluntary Agreement for Zero Deforestation in the Colombian Palm Oil Chain) is a treaty promoted through the global initiative Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020), created in 2012 as a public-private alliance, of which the Colombian Government has been a member since 2016, to fight deforestation linked to palm oil production in the country. Several civil society organisations, such as Proforest and WWF, support it. The Group has been a signatory of the agreement since May 2021 through Ara.

  • SDG Alliance Portugal

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

  • BCSD Portugal

    BCSD Portugal – Business Council for Sustainable Development is a non-profit organisation that, with broad sectoral representation, brings together and represents companies that are actively committed to sustainable development.

  • Business for Nature

    Business for Nature is a global coalition bringing together civil society, organisations and businesses to reverse nature loss. This initiative calls on governments to adopt five major recommendations to accelerate business action by aligning policies and transforming economic and financial systems.

  • Business for Societal Impact (B4SI)

    Business for Societal Impact (formerly the London Benchmarking Group) is a network of corporate community investment professionals that apply the B4SI model, developed in partnership with Corporate Citizenship, to measure and assess the impacts of investments on communities. The application, development, and continuous improvement of this model result from the involvement and contribution of more than 130 organisations worldwide.

  • CDP - Disclosure Insight Action

    CDP – Disclosure Insight Action (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) is a non-profit organisation that encourages investors, companies and cities to measure and manage the risks and opportunities of environmental impacts. The Group responds to the CDP Climate Change, Water Security and Forests questionnaires each year.

  • EU CODE OF CONDUCT ON RESPONSIBLE FOOD BUSINESS AND MARKETING PRACTICES

    The Code of Conduct is one of the first deliverables of the Farm to Fork Strategy. It sets out the actions that the actors “between the farm and the fork”, such as food processors, food service operators and retailers, can voluntarily commit to undertake to tangibly improve and communicate their sustainability performance.

  • Consumer Goods Forum

    The Consumer Goods Forum is a global business network for collaboration and collective action between retailers and producers in the fast-moving consumer goods industry to accelerate and drive positive change on strategic issues: environmental and social sustainability, health, food safety and product traceability. We are part of several coalitions: Forest Positive, Human Rights – Working to End Forced Labour, Plastic Waste, Collaboration for Healthier Lives, Product Data and Global Food Safety.

  • EuroCommerce

    EuroCommerce is the principal European organisation representing the retail and wholesale sectors. These sectors provide a link between producers and 500 million European consumers, employ 33 million people and create opportunities for small suppliers and international businesses. EuroCommerce embraces national associations in 31 countries representing around 6 million companies of various sizes, from multinationals to small family businesses.

  • European Climate Pact

    The European Climate Pact is an EU-wide initiative inviting people, communities and organisations to participate in climate action and build a greener Europe. Launched by the European Commission, the pact is part of the European Green Deal and aims to help the EU meet its goal to be the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. Some of the initiatives promoted under the pact include awareness campaigns and knowledge sharing, along with the implementation of sustainable consumption and production solutions.

  • POLISH RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS FORUM

    Forum Odpowiedzialnego Biznesu (Responsible Business Forum) is Poland’s most recognised non-governmental organisation, addressing the concept of corporate responsibility in a comprehensive manner. Operating since 2000, it has developed and established partnerships in critical social responsibility undertakings.

  • Global Compact Network Portugal

    In Portugal, the Global Compact is organised through networks. Companies and other stakeholders share experiences and promote joint development by joining these networks.

  • Global Food Safety Initiative

    The Global Food Safety Initiative’s mission is to encourage the continuous improvement of food safety management systems, seeking to ensure confidence in delivering safe food products to consumers worldwide.

  • GRACE

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

  • LEAN & GREEN

    This European platform aims to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions associated with logistics. The initiative, currently implemented in 13 countries, has already allowed the reduction of 2.5 megatonnes of carbon dioxide emissions and involves the participation of more than 600 companies, including Biedronka and Pingo Doce.

  • Lisbon's Corporate Mobility Pact

    The Corporate Mobility Pact is a commitment promoted by BCSD Portugal, the Lisbon City Council, 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 companies commit themselves, promoting sustainable mobility in the city, and encouraging the adoption of new behaviours and solutions in cross-collaboration with their employees, suppliers and customers.

  • Lisbon European Green Capital 2020 - Climate Action Lisbon 2030 Commitment

    The Lisbon European Green Capital 2020 – Climate Action Lisbon 2030 brought together over 200 public and private sector organisations with a view to helping Lisbon become a carbon-neutral city by 2050, in line with the Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan for the city. The Jerónimo Martins Group made 17 commitments in areas such as energy efficiency, circular economy, mobility and awareness.

  • New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

    Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme, the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment is an initiative that unites more than 450 companies, governments and other organisations behind a common vision and shared goals to tackle plastic waste and plastic pollution at its source. By joining the initiative, Jerónimo Martins has pledged, by 2025 and concerning its Private Brand plastic packaging, to (i) eliminate problematic components (e.g. PVC and EPS); (ii) use reusable packaging; (iii) ensure 100% reusable and/or recyclable packaging; (iv) incorporate at least 25% recycled content in packaging; and (v) reduce the use of specific plastic by 10% compared to 2018.

  • POLISH COALITION FOR SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL

    The Polish Coalition for Sustainable Palm Oil (PKZOP) is a multistakeholder initiative created in June 2019 by 12 members from the private sector (food, cosmetics and retail industry), certification bodies and non-governmental organisations. The main goal of PKZOP is to certify (e.g. RSPO) all the palm oil used in Poland by 2023.

  • Polish Plastics Pact

    Polski Pakt Plastikowy (Polish Plastics Pact) is a platform for cooperation between participants in the plastic packaging value chain, including retailers, industry associations, NGOs and universities. Based on six strategic goals, the Pact aims at reducing the use of plastic, promoting innovation and closing the plastic loop in the Polish market by 2025. It is part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Plastics Pact Network. The Pact is also part of the 17 Goals Campaign (Kampania 17.Celów), which mobilises Polish businesses to engage in the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Portuguese Plastics Pact

    We are founding members of the Portuguese Plastics Pact, an initiative coordinated by Smart Waste Portugal, with the support of His Excellency the President of the Republic, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Action and the Ministry of the Economy and the Sea. The pact is part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Plastics Pact Network. It is a collaborative platform for a circular economy for plastics in Portugal.

  • Retail Forum for Sustainability

    The Retail Forum for Sustainability is a joint initiative of the European Commission and retail companies. The Forum aims to exchange best practices on circular economy principles, identify opportunities and barriers, and the role that public organisations and other stakeholders can play in sustainable consumption.

  • Round Table on Sustainable Soy Association

    The Round Table on Sustainable Soy Association (RTRS) is an organisation focused on promoting the responsible production, trade and use of soy. Founded in Zurich, Switzerland, in 2006, the RTRS fosters a multistakeholder environment and facilitates dialogue on responsible soy through the development, implementation and monitoring of a certification standard and the engagement of all stakeholders part of the soy value chain.

  • 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.

  • Smart Waste Portugal

    Smart Waste Portugal is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to create a nationwide platform that leverages waste as a resource throughout the value chain. The association brings together more than 100 members from the waste sector, industry, academia and trade associations.

  • Tropical Forest Alliance

    The Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) aims to support the private sector in removing commodity-driven deforestation from supply chains. The TFA works on Forest Positive jurisdictional and multistakeholder initiative concepts, galvanising financial sector action to reduce deforestation and engaging producer and consumer countries in reducing deforestation associated with the production of primary commodities in their regions – Latin America, Africa, South Asia, China and Europe.

  • United Nations Global Compact

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

  • WATER MANAGEMENT PACT

    The Water Management Pact is an initiative of Universidade Católica (Portuguese Catholic University) that brings together companies and other entities to raise awareness and adopt measures that contribute to sustainable water management.

  • We Mean Business

    We Mean Business is a coalition of organisations that recognise that climate change is a risk and an opportunity. As a common platform, it aims to give voice to companies, catalyse action, and promote the development of innovative policies to transform society into a low carbon economy.

  • act4nature Portugal

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

  • SDG Alliance Portugal

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

  • Business for Nature

    Business for Nature is a global coalition bringing together civil society, organisations and businesses to reverse nature loss. This initiative calls on governments to adopt five major recommendations to accelerate business action by aligning policies and transforming economic and financial systems.

  • CDP - Disclosure Insight Action

    CDP – Disclosure Insight Action (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) is a non-profit organisation that encourages investors, companies and cities to measure and manage the risks and opportunities of environmental impacts. The Group responds to the CDP Climate Change, Water Security and Forests questionnaires each year.

  • Consumer Goods Forum

    The Consumer Goods Forum is a global business network for collaboration and collective action between retailers and producers in the fast-moving consumer goods industry to accelerate and drive positive change on strategic issues: environmental and social sustainability, health, food safety and product traceability. We are part of several coalitions: Forest Positive, Human Rights – Working to End Forced Labour, Plastic Waste, Collaboration for Healthier Lives, Product Data and Global Food Safety.

  • European Climate Pact

    The European Climate Pact is an EU-wide initiative inviting people, communities and organisations to participate in climate action and build a greener Europe. Launched by the European Commission, the pact is part of the European Green Deal and aims to help the EU meet its goal to be the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. Some of the initiatives promoted under the pact include awareness campaigns and knowledge sharing, along with the implementation of sustainable consumption and production solutions.

  • Global Compact Network Portugal

    In Portugal, the Global Compact is organised through networks. Companies and other stakeholders share experiences and promote joint development by joining these networks.

  • GRACE

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

  • Lisbon's Corporate Mobility Pact

    The Corporate Mobility Pact is a commitment promoted by BCSD Portugal, the Lisbon City Council, 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 companies commit themselves, promoting sustainable mobility in the city, and encouraging the adoption of new behaviours and solutions in cross-collaboration with their employees, suppliers and customers.

  • New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

    Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme, the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment is an initiative that unites more than 450 companies, governments and other organisations behind a common vision and shared goals to tackle plastic waste and plastic pollution at its source. By joining the initiative, Jerónimo Martins has pledged, by 2025 and concerning its Private Brand plastic packaging, to (i) eliminate problematic components (e.g. PVC and EPS); (ii) use reusable packaging; (iii) ensure 100% reusable and/or recyclable packaging; (iv) incorporate at least 25% recycled content in packaging; and (v) reduce the use of specific plastic by 10% compared to 2018.

  • Polish Plastics Pact

    Polski Pakt Plastikowy (Polish Plastics Pact) is a platform for cooperation between participants in the plastic packaging value chain, including retailers, industry associations, NGOs and universities. Based on six strategic goals, the Pact aims at reducing the use of plastic, promoting innovation and closing the plastic loop in the Polish market by 2025. It is part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Plastics Pact Network. The Pact is also part of the 17 Goals Campaign (Kampania 17.Celów), which mobilises Polish businesses to engage in the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Retail Forum for Sustainability

    The Retail Forum for Sustainability is a joint initiative of the European Commission and retail companies. The Forum aims to exchange best practices on circular economy principles, identify opportunities and barriers, and the role that public organisations and other stakeholders can play in sustainable consumption.

  • 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.

  • Tropical Forest Alliance

    The Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) aims to support the private sector in removing commodity-driven deforestation from supply chains. The TFA works on Forest Positive jurisdictional and multistakeholder initiative concepts, galvanising financial sector action to reduce deforestation and engaging producer and consumer countries in reducing deforestation associated with the production of primary commodities in their regions – Latin America, Africa, South Asia, China and Europe.

  • WATER MANAGEMENT PACT

    The Water Management Pact is an initiative of Universidade Católica (Portuguese Catholic University) that brings together companies and other entities to raise awareness and adopt measures that contribute to sustainable water management.

  • ACUERDO DE VOLUNTADES PARA LA DEFORESTACIÓN CERO EN LA CADENA DE ACEITE DE PALMA EN COLOMBIA

    Acuerdo de Voluntades para la Deforestación Cero en la Cadena de Aceite de Palma en Colombia” (Voluntary Agreement for Zero Deforestation in the Colombian Palm Oil Chain) is a treaty promoted through the global initiative Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020), created in 2012 as a public-private alliance, of which the Colombian Government has been a member since 2016, to fight deforestation linked to palm oil production in the country. Several civil society organisations, such as Proforest and WWF, support it. The Group has been a signatory of the agreement since May 2021 through Ara.

  • BCSD Portugal

    BCSD Portugal – Business Council for Sustainable Development is a non-profit organisation that, with broad sectoral representation, brings together and represents companies that are actively committed to sustainable development.

  • Business for Societal Impact (B4SI)

    Business for Societal Impact (formerly the London Benchmarking Group) is a network of corporate community investment professionals that apply the B4SI model, developed in partnership with Corporate Citizenship, to measure and assess the impacts of investments on communities. The application, development, and continuous improvement of this model result from the involvement and contribution of more than 130 organisations worldwide.

  • EU CODE OF CONDUCT ON RESPONSIBLE FOOD BUSINESS AND MARKETING PRACTICES

    The Code of Conduct is one of the first deliverables of the Farm to Fork Strategy. It sets out the actions that the actors “between the farm and the fork”, such as food processors, food service operators and retailers, can voluntarily commit to undertake to tangibly improve and communicate their sustainability performance.

  • EuroCommerce

    EuroCommerce is the principal European organisation representing the retail and wholesale sectors. These sectors provide a link between producers and 500 million European consumers, employ 33 million people and create opportunities for small suppliers and international businesses. EuroCommerce embraces national associations in 31 countries representing around 6 million companies of various sizes, from multinationals to small family businesses.

  • POLISH RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS FORUM

    Forum Odpowiedzialnego Biznesu (Responsible Business Forum) is Poland’s most recognised non-governmental organisation, addressing the concept of corporate responsibility in a comprehensive manner. Operating since 2000, it has developed and established partnerships in critical social responsibility undertakings.

  • Global Food Safety Initiative

    The Global Food Safety Initiative’s mission is to encourage the continuous improvement of food safety management systems, seeking to ensure confidence in delivering safe food products to consumers worldwide.

  • LEAN & GREEN

    This European platform aims to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions associated with logistics. The initiative, currently implemented in 13 countries, has already allowed the reduction of 2.5 megatonnes of carbon dioxide emissions and involves the participation of more than 600 companies, including Biedronka and Pingo Doce.

  • Lisbon European Green Capital 2020 - Climate Action Lisbon 2030 Commitment

    The Lisbon European Green Capital 2020 – Climate Action Lisbon 2030 brought together over 200 public and private sector organisations with a view to helping Lisbon become a carbon-neutral city by 2050, in line with the Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan for the city. The Jerónimo Martins Group made 17 commitments in areas such as energy efficiency, circular economy, mobility and awareness.

  • POLISH COALITION FOR SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL

    The Polish Coalition for Sustainable Palm Oil (PKZOP) is a multistakeholder initiative created in June 2019 by 12 members from the private sector (food, cosmetics and retail industry), certification bodies and non-governmental organisations. The main goal of PKZOP is to certify (e.g. RSPO) all the palm oil used in Poland by 2023.

  • Portuguese Plastics Pact

    We are founding members of the Portuguese Plastics Pact, an initiative coordinated by Smart Waste Portugal, with the support of His Excellency the President of the Republic, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Action and the Ministry of the Economy and the Sea. The pact is part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Plastics Pact Network. It is a collaborative platform for a circular economy for plastics in Portugal.

  • Round Table on Sustainable Soy Association

    The Round Table on Sustainable Soy Association (RTRS) is an organisation focused on promoting the responsible production, trade and use of soy. Founded in Zurich, Switzerland, in 2006, the RTRS fosters a multistakeholder environment and facilitates dialogue on responsible soy through the development, implementation and monitoring of a certification standard and the engagement of all stakeholders part of the soy value chain.

  • Smart Waste Portugal

    Smart Waste Portugal is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to create a nationwide platform that leverages waste as a resource throughout the value chain. The association brings together more than 100 members from the waste sector, industry, academia and trade associations.

  • United Nations Global Compact

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

  • We Mean Business

    We Mean Business is a coalition of organisations that recognise that climate change is a risk and an opportunity. As a common platform, it aims to give voice to companies, catalyse action, and promote the development of innovative policies to transform society into a low carbon economy.