focused on smart business and healthy communities
As one of the world’s most trusted brands, we believe in making smart decisions and taking action across our business to care for the planet. That means not only reducing our footprint, but going beyond to restore and improve the places where we operate for future generations. So we’re committed to using resources responsibly and designing our operations, products and services to be sustainable and circular.
We work closely with leading experts, organizations, community partners and retail peers, using our size and scope to create solutions that accelerate the entire industry’s progress. By sharing our resources and a transparent view of our work with partners around the world, we can support economic and environmental development and achieve greater good.
As organizations around the world team up to combat the effects of climate change, companies like Target have a big role to play. Our climate policy and goals help us reduce our greenhouse gas footprint, and we’re working closely with our supply chain, industry partners, policymakers and other stakeholders to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy.
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Our guests care a lot about what’s in their favorite products, and they trust us to provide better choices for their families. In 2017, Target became the first retailer to introduce a chemical strategy that addresses our entire value chain, operations and every product we sell. And with it, a new chemical policy and first set of goals—our commitment to driving transparency, proactive chemical management and innovation across all of our owned and national brand consumer products and operations.
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As more communities around the world struggle to access clean water sources, we’re doing our part to remove barriers and design solutions for the future. In 2018, we announced a freshwater stewardship approach with initial goals that build on our existing water management aspirations. This framework addresses how we can improve water quality, optimize water efficiency and increase access to clean water in communities where we operate.
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We’re committed to eliminating, reducing and finding alternatives for plastics in our products, packaging and operations—one important way our teams design for circularity. We’re always looking for new solutions for plastic use across our business and making progress with our partners across the retail industry.
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We integrate sustainable practices across our business with an eye on using resources responsibly and maintaining healthy, vibrant communities. We achieve our business milestones by designing and operating efficient buildings and spaces, using resources responsibly, eliminating waste and minimizing our carbon footprint.
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Even a few small lifestyle changes can make a big difference for planet, so we offer products, services and incentives that make it easier for guests and team members to incorporate more sustainable choices into their lives. By offering better-for-you, clean and transparent products that are affordable and accessible, quick-and-easy places to recycle materials, reusable shopping bags and more, we’re working together to make an even bigger impact.
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