In 2022, we achieved great progress in our sustainability commitment once again. Selected highlights were:
of our own-brand packaging is recyclable (group average) and we achieved a saving of about 83,302 tonnes of packaging material since starting the international packaging strategy.
Signatory of the Pakistan Accord on Health and Safety
The ALDI Nord Group of Companies was among the first signatories of the Pakistan Accord on Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry. This signals our commitment to human rights protections and effective due diligence in the supply chains in this important country for sourcing garment and home textiles in the ALDI supply chain.
By purchasing green electricity, we saved more than 314,430 tonnes of CO2e across the ALDI Nord Group of Companies in 2022, a 25% increase compared to 2021 (252,900 tonnes of CO2e).
We are proud that our workforce has grown to almost 92,000 employees, and is increasing further.
In response to the earthquake that impacted Turkey and Syria, we swiftly dispatched approximately 100 pallets of urgently needed aid supplies to the affected areas.