Taking Good Care

Taking Good Care

earth made out of produce

We believe that doing good extends beyond selling healthy products. Learn more about all the ways we’re working to take good care of our planet, people, and local communities through our sustainability initiatives. To learn more, please download and read our 2023 Impact Report.
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Thriving Planet

We’re committed to our environment and operating our business in a way that reduces our carbon footprint, limits natural resource use and diverts waste from landfills.


per square foot carbon emissions intensity reduction target in our operations by 2033


landfill diversion


pounds of food recovered through donation, animal feed, and composting programs


pounds of soft-plastic bags and film recycled


single-use bags avoided through commitment to remove single-use grocery bags

Zero Waste

With programs that divert groceries to hungry families and route compostable food back into our agriculture system, we’re committed to eliminating waste and fighting hunger in the communities we serve.

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Packaging & Plastics

Through single-use plastic elimination initiatives, a wide variety of bulk product offerings and in-store recycling programs, we’re integrating a circular approach to sustainability that reduces waste in our communities.

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Care for the Climate

Caring for the climate starts with reducing our carbon footprint in our stores and supply chain. From investments in green building practices and transportation, to supporting lower carbon intensive products, we’re moving toward a low-carbon economy.

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Impactful Products

We take great care in sourcing products that contribute to a sustainable,
equitable and humane supply chain.


cage-free or better eggs, with 67% from free-range or pasture-raised farms


in local produce sales from a network of 170 farmers


responsibly sourced seafood


in sales of products with a social or environmental attribute


organic sales penetration in Sprouts Brand products

Responsibly Sourced Seafood

We’re proud to source from fisheries committed to preserving and protecting the health of marine and freshwater ecosystems and the well-being of fishery-dependent communities with 100% traceability, safe working conditions and minimal environmental impact.

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Animal Welfare

Ensuring the welfare of farm animals throughout our supply chain means we’re committed to the highest standards of responsible sourcing and we regularly engage our suppliers to help drive industry improvements.

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Locally Grown Produce

We’re happy to go the extra mile, so your produce doesn’t have to. Sourcing from local and regional farmers ensures we’re supporting our communities and providing the best, peak-of-season produce possible.

Meet the Growers

Purposeful People

We’re passionate about taking care of people from our team members
and suppliers to our customers and local communities.


of team members promoted and 3,000 new jobs created


of store manager positions filled with internal candidates


in bonuses paid to field team members


leadership training
hours delivered


kids participated in Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation nutrition education programs

Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation

The Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation is helping kids grow healthy through nutrition education and hands-on gardening programs that bring learning to life. Since 2015, we’ve provided 3M students with nutrition education, built 160 school and community gardens, and awarded $18M in grants.

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Team Member Development

Through a set of shared values and a passion for their careers, Sprouts team members are developed to take advantage of training, promotion and scholarship opportunities that make Sprouts a better, healthy place to work.

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Valuing Diversity

As an equal-opportunity employer, we provide an inclusive, respectful and caring work culture where diversity thrives and Team Member Resource Groups help bridge connections and develop future leaders across the organization.

Corporate Governance

We pride ourselves on operating with integrity, accountability and transparency.

Green Checkmark AAA MSCI ESG Rating

on a scale of AAA – CCC

Green Checkmark Top 100 Most Sustainable Companies

by Corporate Knights

Green Checkmark Established Commitment to Human Rights

with Board oversight

Green Checkmark Formed Risk Committee of our Board

to oversee enterprise risk management

illustrated garden