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Colgate-Palmolive and the Mars Agency's Partnership Awarded Silver Effie For Sustainability-Focused Shopper Marketing Program

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Colgate-Palmolive and the Mars Agency’s “Turn Off the Water” campaign in Safeway’s Northern California stores was honored at the 2017 Effie Awards in the Single-Retailer Program: Supermarkets category.  The campaign implemented a regional integrated shopper marketing program to inspire consumers to conserve water at home. Award winners were recently recognized at the prestigious North American Effie Awards Gala in New York.

Albertsons Companies Named EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year for Second Consecutive Year

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BOISE, Idaho, May 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that Albertsons Companies is winner of the prestigious Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award. This is the second year in a row that Albertsons has received the honor, which recognizes commitment to increasing awareness of the EPA’s Safer Choice Program for sustainable products.

Albertsons Companies Becomes First Major Grocer to Sell Fair Trade Certified™ Scallops

Santa Monica Seafood® Signature Sea Scallops available at Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions stores in Southern California and coming soon to Safeway in Northern California
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BOISE, Idaho, May 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Albertsons Companies today announced that it has expanded its Fair Trade Certified™ seafood program and its commitment to responsible sourcing by becoming the first major grocer to carry Fair Trade Certified™ scallops.

Join Albertsons Companies in Reducing Food Waste This Earth Day

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We do our part to celebrate Earth Day today and every day. We recognize that food waste is a serious problem across the country. Why does it matter? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an estimated 30 – 40 percent of the food supply is wasted in the US every year. That’s approximately $161 billion worth of food, enough to provide 110 billion meals. Most of the wasted food ends up in the landfill and as it breaks down, it produces methane.

Albertsons Companies Adds Liquid Eggs to Cage-Free Commitment

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BOISE, Idaho, March 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies announced today that it is adding retail liquid eggs to its commitment to exclusively source cage-free eggs by 2025, based on available supply, making it the only major supermarket to explicitly include liquid eggs in its cage-free commitment.

Environmental Leader 50 2017

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Originally published on Environmental Leader

It’s my honor to introduce the 2017 Environmental Leader 50, chosen through many months of curation, nominations and research carried out by Environmental Leader and advisers and industry insiders [...] the honorees provide their companies with results that are worthy of recognition.

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Albertsons Companies Announces Expanded Supermarket Tours for Diabetic Patients

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BOISE, ID, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – According to the CDC, an estimated 26 million people in the U.S. have diabetes and about 79 million are pre-diabetic. To address the increasing needs of these customers directly, Albertsons Companies has expanded its Eating Healthy with Diabetes food tours to help more people proactively manage their health.

The Albertsons Companies Foundation and the Vons Foundation Makes Generous Contribution to HoldYou Foundation

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HoldYou Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to providing financial assistance to families in need who have a child facing a critical illness or injury, today announced The Albertsons Companies Foundation and The Vons Foundation donated $1,500 in support of HoldYou’s ongoing fundraising efforts.

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Albertsons Companies Foundation Celebrates Women’s Day

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This Women’s Day, Albertsons Companies celebrates Christy Duncan Anderson, the visionary leader and inspiration behind the Albertsons Companies Foundation, and her efforts to support women (among others) in our local communities. The Foundation operates locally under our store brand names, including:  Albertsons, Safeway, Acme, Shaw’s and others. Our stores provide the opportunity to mobilize funding and create awareness in our neighborhoods.

Albertsons Cause Marketing Program Nominated for Halo Awards

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Originally published on Progressive Grocer

The Albertsons Cos. Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation have received recognition in the 2017 Halo Awards for Hunger Is,their joint charitable program dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America. 

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