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Sainsbury's is a retailer with activities in food, general merchandise, clothing and financial services. Established in 1869, it operates over 600 supermarkets and 800 convenience stores across the United Kingdom and Ireland. In addition, Sainsbury's has an online home delivery service, which receives nearly 250,000 orders every week. As one of the largest food retailers in the United Kingdom, the company sources fresh food, groceries, general merchandise and clothing from suppliers across 70 countries, which are then transported from its 33 distribution centres to stores and online customers. In addition to selling branded products, Sainsbury's sells over 12,000 products under its own private label.

Ranking position
#6 /350
Total score
48.8 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 57.5 /100 #10


#1 50.3 /100 #7


#1 42.7 /100 #13

Social inclusion

#1 50.4 /100 #22
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #4
Food retailers #1

Leading practices

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  1. 2021

More about the company

London, United Kingdom
Group revenue USD
Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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