The Unlimited Group Sustainability Unit focuses on four core sustainability pillars:
These pillars are in alignment with the 2015 United Nations Sustainability Goals. The Unlimited Group will be reporting on each of the four pillars in its first Sustainability Report at the end of each year.
In South Africa, 45% of the available food supply is thrown away. This is equivalent to 10.3 million tons per year. Fruit and vegetables account for 19% of food waste. In alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 12.3, the Unlimited Group aims to cut global food waste in half at the retail and consumer level by 2030.
The Unlimited Group’s food waste objectives:
Carbon dioxide is released in the production and transportation of fruit and vegetables. The Unlimited Group aims to reduce its carbon emissions by 25% by 2030, aligning with the United Nations Sustainability Goal 13.
The Unlimited Group’s carbon dioxide reduction:
Waste is a growing challenge worldwide. Single-use packaging is the most significant contributor to waste generation due to its short lifespan.
The Unlimited Group aims to achieve four sustainable packaging goals in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 12.5: “reduction in waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse”:
The Unlimited Group’s sustainable packaging objectives: