C&S Wholesale Grocers releases sustainability report; company formalized sustainability goals in 2020, with focus areas consisting of preserving the environment, eliminating waste, reducing carbon footprint

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April 21, 2023 (press release) –

C&S continuously works to enrich the lives of our families, friends and neighbors. In fact, it is one of our values! For more than 104 years, it’s been our legacy and our passion to operate in a way that not only drives our growth but also helps others. That’s why in 2020, the Company formalized its sustainability plans with a clear strategic action roadmap, The Green Path Forward. This plan details all our collective efforts into one clear, concise set of objectives that serve as guideposts for our daily work in three key focus areas:

  • Preserving the Environment
  • Working to Eliminate Waste
  • Lessening Our Carbon Footprint

With less than three years into our roadmap, we have many programs and initiatives underway that are driving our sustainability goals. Learn more about these efforts in C&S’s Sustainability Report here.

Who: C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC

What: C&S continues to make significant progress on its sustainability strategic plan — The Green Path Forward.

When: Effective immediately

Bob Palmer, Chief Executive Officer, C&S Wholesale Grocers:
This year, we made many strides in our strategic sustainability goals contained within C&S’s The Green Path Forward. I am very proud of the work that the C&S team does every day. Not only do we feed our communities, but we also operate in a way that ensures our planet is healthy for generations to come. 


About C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC:
C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC is an industry leader in supply chain solutions and wholesale grocery supply in the United States. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 7,500 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases and institutions with over 100,000 different products. We are an engaged corporate citizen, supporting causes that positively impact our communities. To learn more, please visit www.cswg.com.

Media Contact:
Lauren La Bruno
Vice President of Communications, Change Management and Community Relations
C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC

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