GSC Program Manager Peter Cooke featured in Hannaford Fresh Magazine

on March 15, 2017 Energy efficiency, food waste, Hannaford, recycling, waste management, Water consumption and Tags: , , with 0 comments

GSC Program Manager Peter Cooke explains why sustainability matters at the grocery store-and how you can take part. This article was written by Julia Rappaport and originally published in the March/April Fresh Magazine. See the original article here.

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Hannaford Supermarkets take sustainability to the next level

on October 26, 2016 Certified Grocers, Energy efficiency, Hannaford and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments

Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification program quantifies Hannaford’s annual operational sustainability savings at more than $23 million annually  Scarborough, ME — Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) program is pleased to announce that Hannaford Supermarkets is the first food retail chain nationally to use the GSC to benchmark its annual sustainability progress. In 2015, Hannaford sustainability initiatives […]

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Sustainable Practices: What’s the Value

on September 23, 2016 Energy efficiency, food waste, Hannaford, Uncategorized, Weis Markets and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments

In September 2016, Grocery Stewardship Certification Program Manager Peter Cooke presented at the FMI Energy & Store Development conference in New Orleans.  The panel presentation included Wayne Rosa of Delhaize America Shared Services and Patti Olenick of Weis Markets.  To view their complete presentation Sustainable Practices: What’s the Value?, click here. The key take-away for […]

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Food Retailer Earth Day Roundup

on April 25, 2016 Certified Grocers, Delhaize, Hannaford, Wakefern, Weis Markets and Tags: , , , , , , , with 0 comments

The food retailers that we work with here at the Grocery Stewardship Certification prioritize sustainability 365 days of the year, not just on Earth Day. But Earth Day provides a good time to try something new or take stock of all that has been accomplished over the past year.  Check out our ‘Food Retailer Earth […]

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500th grocery store enrolled in Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification program

on April 19, 2016 Certified Grocers, Delhaize, Giant Eagle, Hannaford, Weis Markets and Tags: , , , , , , , with 0 comments

More than 648,000 tons of greenhouse gases have been reduced and 33,000 tons of waste diverted from landfills by participating GSC retailers annually Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) program announced today that it has reached 500 stores enrolled in their grocery sustainability certification program. Food retailers working with the GSC are responsible for saving more […]

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Legislation introduced in Congress aimed at reducing Food Waste in Grocery Stores, Restaurants, Schools and Farms

on December 16, 2015 Certified Grocers, food waste, Hannaford, waste management and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) recently introduced a bill in Congress aimed at reducing the amount of food that is wasted each year in the United States. “Forty percent of all food produced in the United States each year is wasted,” Pingree said.  “The Food Recovery Act takes a comprehensive approach to reducing the amount of […]

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Delhaize Group recognized as a ‪sustainability‬ leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

on September 15, 2015 Certified Grocers, Delhaize, Dow Jones Sustainability Index, ESG, Hannaford and Tags: , with 0 comments

Congratulations to the Delhaize Group on this recognition.  We are proud to work with the Delhaize Group’s Hannaford stores as a partner in the Grocery Stewardship Certification program. According to Progressive Grocer “Delhaize Group, which is also one of only four retailers in the world and one of only three retailers in Europe to be […]

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Delhaize Issues Sustainability Progress Report

on August 24, 2015 Certified Grocers, Delhaize, Hannaford and Tags: , , with 0 comments

We are excited about all of the good work that Delhaize and Hannaford continue to do on the sustainability front.  Green Retail Decisions covered Delhaize’s recent sustainability report on the company’s progress on a wide range of issues from sustainable seafood to zero waste.  Hannaford’s work with the Grocery Stewardship Certification program was highlighted both in […]

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Sustainability Saved Hannaford $15 Million in 2014

on February 28, 2015 Hannaford with 0 comments

This article was originally published in Green Retail Decisions on February 23, 2015. View the original article here. Hannaford Supermarkets’ sustainability initiatives are paying huge dividends: In 2014 alone, the East Coast grocery chain – owned and operated by Delhaize America – saved $15 million, according to a Progressive Grocer report. The grocer achieved the financial savings […]

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Green practices at Hannaford save $15 million

on February 28, 2015 Hannaford, Study with 0 comments

This article was originally published in Portland Press Herald on February 23, 2015. View the original article here. Hannaford sustainability effort saves $15 million Hannaford is saving $15 million a year through sustainability efforts at its 184 supermarkets, according to a recent study. The nonprofit Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences conducted the study as part of Hannaford’s […]

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