Sprouts Farmers Market Releases 2023 Impact Report; Brandon Lombardi Comments

Sprouts Farmers Market Releases 2023 Impact Report; Brandon Lombardi Comments

PHOENIX, AZ - Developing its strategy on the sustainability front—one of the hottest discussions in retail today—Sprouts Farmers Market published its 2023 Impact Report. This report takes a deep dive into how the retailer curates healthy products and works toward a healthier planet.

Brandon Lombardi, Chief Sustainability Officer, Sprouts Farmers Market

“Our company purpose to help people live and eat better is brought to life by our 32,000 team members every day,” said Brandon Lombardi, Chief Sustainability Officer. “I’m honored to share some of the ways our teams across the business cared for one another, our communities, and the planet in 2023.“

Highlights from the report were broken down into four categories: Impactful Products, Thriving Planet, Purposeful People, and Healthy Communities. We’ll go through the ones that stood out most to us.

Under Impactful Products, the retailer noted that part of its success stems from fresh produce. In fact, as a press release explained, 19 percent of total sales come from healthy fruits and vegetables. Additionally, the retailer reported $225 million in local produce sales from a network of 170 farmers.

Sprouts Farmers Market has released its 2023 Impact Report, revealing that 19 percent of its total sales come from fruits and vegetables

Under Thriving Planet, the company reported a 25 percent per square foot carbon emissions intensity reduction target in its operations by 2033, signaling an overarching company strategy.

The retailer also keeps growing its network of associates, reporting 21 percent of its team members were promoted and 3,000 new jobs were created.

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