J Sainsbury's Aims and Objectives Essay

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J Sainsbury's aims and objectives Their business is now focused very much on Sainsbury’s Supermarkets and Sainsbury’s Bank following the sale of Shaw’s

J Sainsbury's aims and objectives

Their business is now focused very much on Sainsbury’s Supermarkets and Sainsbury’s Bank following the sale of Shaw’s and JS Developments during the year.

Three key priorities and six goals were developed in 1998. These are based on those environmental impacts that are considered the most significant for the business. No change to priorities or goals has been seen to be necessary as the business has not altered since the priorities and goals were formulated.

Priorities:

· Reduce the environmental impact of products.

· Reduce CO2
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· Waste: Reduce the waste we produce from our operations, recover as much as is practical, ensuring the remainder is disposed of responsibly. Encourage our customers to recycle where appropriate.

· Property and store operations: Develop, design and operate our stores and distribution centres to reduce their environmental impact whilst achieving customer satisfaction and business growth.

These goals guide the business in implementing its policy to reduce the impact of our own organisation through a programme of continuous improvement. 4. Financial considerations

Environmental targets are incorporated into the existing cost savings programme within the business. From the above goals, each operating company develops targets that not only take into account environmental issues but also any cost benefits, which may arise, in the short or long term from meeting those goals. Where appropriate cost benefit targets are attached to each environmental target and these contribute to the achievement of overall corporate financial targets. Progress on the targets is formally reviewed on a regular basis within the operating companies from both a financial and an environmental viewpoint. Cost savings may also be used to improve environmental controls within the business.

Some of the examples of projects that have shown cost savings and environmental benefits in the last year are:

· Energy savings projects have saved approximately
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