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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
#24 /380
Total score
33.8 /100
Industry Rank
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #17
Food retailers #2
Food and agriculture #22
Measurement area Score Rank (0-380)

Governance and strategy

#1 57.5 /100 #10

Ecosystems and biodiversity

#1 23.1 /100 #40

Social inclusion and community impact

#1 41.0 /100 #32
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London, United Kingdom
Number of employees
Group revenue
USD 39,319,662,600
Ownership structure
Publicly listed

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2000 most influential companies

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