Rite Aid highlights community responsibility efforts

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Rite Aid highlights community responsibility efforts

07/01/2019
Rite Aid has released its annual social responsibility report.

Camp Hill, Pa.-based Rite Aid is continuing its social responsibility efforts with its latest annual community report, which highlights the company’s social responsibility accomplishments.

The report addresses the areas of governance in corporate social responsibility, data security, environmental sustainability, supply chain sustainability, and health and wellness. The health and wellness section includes issues such as health care access, workplace environment, community involvement, and workplace diversity and inclusion. Additionally, key highlights from the report include the company’s initiatives to drive energy efficiency and waste minimization, manage controlled substances, combat the nation’s opioid crisis and eliminate undesirable chemicals from the products it sells.

“As a retail healthcare company that operates in many communities throughout the country and engages with millions of patients and customers through our various lines of business, we believe we’re in a unique position to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers, associates and neighbors,” said John Standley, CEO of Rite Aid. “Now more than ever, we are dedicated to integrating sustainable Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives into our operations and expanding the scope of these initiatives.”

According to the company, the framework for the report was based on guidance from the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) as well as feedback from key internal and external stakeholders.

To read Rite Aid’s full report, click here

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