News from WholeFoods Magazine
Scottsdale, AZ — The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) announced in a press release that Sprouts Farmers Market has joined as a new member. TSC uses sustainability science to create business tools used across the world to make sustainable consumer products.
Sprouts joined TSC, according to the release, to “better understand the risks and opportunities within their supply chains and identify areas to improve the social and environmental performance of the products on their shelves.” They will be involved in TSC initiatives that include food waste, deforestation, and the circular economy.
Euan Murray, TSC chief executive, said in the release: “We warmly welcome Sprouts Farmers Market as new TSC members. Sprouts’ commitment to affordable and healthy food and personal care products and their eagerness to work with TSC to increase transparency in their supply chains is a welcome addition to our growing impact among some of the most progressive retailers in the world.”
Carlos Rojas, VP of legal, risk, and sustainability at Sprouts, said in the release: “We’re committed to providing unique, quality and sustainable products to the more than 3 million shoppers who visit our stores every week. We share TSC’s philosophy of improving the sustainability of consumer products and look forward to utilizing their science-based tools and solutions to improve our industry-leading practices.”