Planning Sustainability Policy
The planning of sustainability policy is done by:
up a target
up a strategy
impacts and engagement
Organization’s general principles and philosophies
It builds a customer and store-led culture and team
It generates sustainable sales momentum in Food
Evolving Drinks business to provide more value and convenience to
Empowering portfolio businesses to enhance strategies to deliver
To become a lean retailer through end-to-end
process and systems excellence
Methods and techniques for writing policy
Writing by Step-by –step listing which is a
simple way to make the message visible by listing the main point.
Play script which helps to make a procedure
visible and understandable to the reader.
Action condition logic is a technique for
writing both policies and procedures containing if-then situation.
Advantages of sustainable policy in business
It helps to Save
money and improve productivity.
It Integrate environmental strategies with
It helps to use
resources more efficiently and effectively.
It train and
engage staff members.
relationships with suppliers, customers and communities.
It helps to
protect environment by measuring their carbon footprint and manage their
It helps broaden
the network by meeting and sharing ideas with staff members in the same
industry and region.
The key stakeholders involved in this organization are:
and community interest groups
largest supermarket chain in Australia. It Operates 995 stores across Australia
which relies on the 115,000 team members in stores, distribution centers and
support offices to provide customers with superior service, range, value and
Woolworths prides ion working with Australian growers and farmers to ensure the
best products are available to customers. Sourcing 96% of all fresh fruit and
vegetables and 100% of fresh meat from Australian farmers and growers which
makes Woolworths Australia’s Fresh Food People.
As one of Australia’s most innovative retailers, it understands that consumers
are looking for new, simple ways to shop. Consumers can shop from the comfort
of their computer at home or on the train on their way home from work using the
Woolworths Supermarket App and the best part is, their groceries can be
delivered straight to the kitchen bench.
The purpose of the sustainability policy is to develop
Minimizing resource use
Reducing toxic material and hazardous
Employing life cycle management
Promoting sustainability principles
Raising awareness among stakeholders
Training staff in sustainability
principles and techniques
Sustainability Policy Statement:
It is the Australia’s
largest companies, it manages its operations and develop new stores which makes
an enormous difference in protecting our environment for future generations.
they’re taking comprehensive action to reduce our environmental impact and
become a sustainable retailer.
Comply with all relevant
environmental legislation, regulations and requirements
Ø Green store
Ø It will have at least a 25% reduction in
carbon emissions per square meter of the store.
Ø Half of its emission were from refrigeration
so to combat this it has introduced a wide range of initiatives to improve its
refrigeration efficiency and cut its carbon emissions.
Ø Using natural gas in bakeries and chicken
cookers will reduce energy consumption while still providing the same high-quality
products to our customers
Using air conditioning
which helps to save energy by heating stores and re-using heat generated from
the running of refrigeration systems
Ø Introducing external LED light and motion
sensors so to provide safe levels of lighting as well as reducing emissions.
Ø Harvesting rainwater at large Distribution
Center which helps to re-use water.
Ø It eliminates food waste which is used to send
to landfill and using reusable crates and green bags.
Protection Act 1970.
Energy Management Reporting.
Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
Reporting Requirements, Report on Environmental Performance.
stakeholders of Woolworths are customers, shareholders, employees, franchisees,
suppliers, organized business, government, media, unions, NGO’s and community
Limited commissioned The Centre for Social Impact and Net Balance to conduct a
comprehensive and independent materiality assessment for its entire business. The
opinions of key stakeholders are taken through surveys which focus groups on
issues important to the next decade. Its helps to keep in touch with
stakeholder opinion and priorities.
priority sustainability and corporate responsibility issues likely to
materially impact on Woolworths’ business in the coming decade are:
responsible use of market power, including support for local farmers and
support for local manufacturers.
– Delivering a?ordable
safe and fresh food and assisting consumers to make healthier choices.
– Ensuring ethical sourcing and ethical suppliers and
communicating these credentials to consumers via appropriate labelling and
– Maintaining a healthy, safe and fair
Managing and minimizing environmental externalities, particularly carbon
– Responsible service of gaming.
The total shareholder is 416,638 whereas
estimated employee shareholders is supposed to be 45,000 and total employee
working in Woolworths is 202,000. The customer satisfaction as at June 2017 is
78% and the young employees working in Woolworth is 77,000.
Cost and time frame:
The total sales of Woolworth is $55.5 B
whereas gross profit % of sales is 28.71% and the net finance cost is 21.2%.
If there is no food safety, then it may cause serious harm to customers.
Increased level of armed robbery affects retail stores and it might
threat to safety of customers as well as workers.
Existing organizational policies such as equal
employment opportunity, OHS and equity and diversity policies
Principles and practices of sustainability management
relevant to the industry
Industry best practice
Available tools and techniques of sustainability management
Continuous improvement in resource efficiency
The company should guarantee the customer
security and the product must be safe so the consumer can happily use the
product. The product must be durable and it must not hazardous to health of
According to review it seems that 536 people
like this company where as 246 people feel bad. We can clearly distinguish that
the company receive positive feedbacks cause according to the feedbacks most of
the people like the company.
Policy will be implemented and communicated in the following ways:
Building a customer and store-led culture and team
Generating sustainable sales momentum in Food
Evolving our Drinks business to provide even more value and
convenience to customers
Empowering our portfolio businesses to pursue strategies to deliver
Becoming a lean retailer through end-to-end process and systems
Checking of bills to conform the reduction of energy usage.