Intercorp (InRetail)

InRetail is a retailer operating multi-format food retail, shopping mall and pharmacy chains across home market Peru, as well as Ecuador, Colombia and Bolivia. Intercorp, the parent company, is one of Peru's largest business groups, operating real estate, financial and education services in addition to food. The food retail segment Supermercados Peruanos consists of compact hypermarket, high-end supermarket, hard discount, and cash & carry stores such as Plaza Vea, Vivanda, Mass and Economax. The company operates over 500 supermarkets across 17 cities in South America.

Baseline assessment

Environment

Room for improvement

Nutrition

Room for improvement

Social inclusion

Started the journey

Summary

In the Intercorp group, only InRetail publicly discloses commitments and policies across the three dimensions, mostly relating to social inclusion topics. In the environment dimension, InRetail shares no commitments relating to GHG emissions, high-risk commodities, soil health, fertiliser and pesticide use or animal welfare. InRetail does share information on its wastewater management, such as monitoring and the installation of filters. It has also implemented recycling stations and encourages customers not to use plastic bags. No commitments were found in the nutrition dimension, including to workforce nutrition, responsible marketing, food safety and clear and transparent labelling. In terms of social inclusion, InRetail commits to eliminating child and forced labour and maintaining health and safety standards across its supply chain. However, no position was found on paying a living wage, supporting smallholders or respecting the rights of vulnerable communities.

Food and Agriculture Benchmark

The Food and Agriculture Benchmark will assess 350 keystone companies on the issues underpinning the food system transformation agenda. The benchmark’s aim is to stimulate companies to apply sustainable business practices throughout their operations as well as use their influence to encourage value chain partners to do the same. WBA has organised the food and agriculture value chain into six sub-sectors. These sub-sectors are also reflected in the methodology framework.

Food and agriculture revenue
PEN 5,762,000,000
(USD 5,547,310,000)
Major subsidiaries
InRetail
Consumer brands
Plaza Vea, Vivanda, Mass, Economax

Value chain sub-sectors

Other benchmarks

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