planet

We’re putting our business to use to positively impact both people and planet and setting our sights higher to help restore and regrow the natural systems we rely on.

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climate

Companies like Target have a big role to play to combat the effects of climate change. We’re working closely with our supply chain, industry partners, policymakers and other stakeholders to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy. Our climate policy and Science Based Target initiative approved goals, help us reduce our greenhouse gas footprint across our operations and supply chain. We commit to be a net zero enterprise by 2040 to reduce climate impacts across our operations and supply chain.

learn more about our climate policy and goals


 

chemicals

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 chemical policy and 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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water

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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plastics

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.

explore some of the projects already in progress


 

sustainable operations

We commit to be a net zero enterprise by 2040. In order to achieve this, we are integrating 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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sustainable products

We are aiming to be the market leader for sustainable, inclusive brands and experiences by 2030. We want guests to turn to Target first when they think about sustainability and know that even a few small lifestyle changes can make a big difference for the 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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