of total energy consumption comes from sustainable sourcess
tons of virgin plastic in our operations and Private Brands products
We aspire to become a regenerative company where nature and humanity at the center of our business practices. Thus, we will focus on protecting and restoring nature as we comprehend its relevance for the stability of ecosystems, biodiversity conservation and our collective well-being.
pesos invested in sustainable initiatives
pesos saved by implementing sustainable initiatives
Our three priorities are:
1. Mitigate climate change by reducing emissions in our operations and in our supply chain.
2. Contribute to the creation of a circular economy by avoiding waste generation, reducing the use of natural resources and reusing materials in new value cycles.
3. Help conserve natural capital through sustainable sourcing.
In 2021, we advanced to achieve our goals and obtained the following results:
- Inorganic: Plastic
- Inorganic: Cardboard
We understand the role we have in promoting circular economy, since we have a supply chain of more than 86,000 suppliers and, on the other hand, we are the point of contact with more than 5 million customers. In this chart illustrates some examples of how we have advanced toward circular economy.
In addition, we have initiatives in place to recover different materials in partnership with our suppliers.
The 2021 results are as follows:
For the first time, we developed two pilot projects to recover used vegetable oil and school uniforms from our customers, with Capullo and Vanish, respectively
Textiles with recycled polyester
This year we developed our first project in Mexico related to the incorporation of materials with lower environmental impact in our textile products. We included fibers with recycled polyester in the composition of six models of George brand jackets for the winter season in 2021, with 44% recycled polyester.
PET bottles were used to made jackets
of CO2e were avoided
By 2022, we will have in our sales floor swimsuits for men and backpacks made with recycled polyester
As of November 2021, we have a permanent catalog in stores with garments certified by Cotton LEADS. This certification ensures and provides traceability of the production and sustainable sourcing of cotton throughout the chain of custody.