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Environmental Metrics

Environmental Metric Action Step Document Page

Green Buildings

Adopted energy efficiency standards

Sustainability Report

18

Resource Reduction Policy

Adopted energy efficiency standards

Sustainability Report

18

Policy Energy Efficiency

Energy conservation programs

Sustainability Report

18

Environmental Investments Initiatives

Energy conservation programs

Sustainability Report

18

Renewable Energy Use

Renewable energy programs

Sustainability Report

18

Environmental Partnerships

Renewable energy programs

Sustainability Report

18

Environment Management Team

Environment Management Committee

Sustainability Report

18

Environment Management Training

Environmental training

Sustainability Report

18

Renewable Energy Use

Renewable energy programs

Sustainability Report

18

Environmental Materials Sourcing

Renewable energy programs

Sustainability Report

18

Environmental Expenditures Investments

Renewable energy programs

Sustainability Report

18

Renewable Energy Use

Expansion opportunities

Sustainability Report

18

Environmental Innovation Score

Environmentally friendly options

Sustainability Report

19

Environmental Innovation Score

Waste reduction

Sustainability Report

19

Environmental Innovation Score

Environmentally friendly options

Sustainability Report

19

Waste Reduction Initiative

Waste reduction

Sustainability Report

19

Environmental Policy

Environmental policies

Sustainability Report

18

Climate Change Policy

Climate Change risk response

Annual Report

25

Climate Change Disclosure

Climate Change disclosure

Annual Report

25

Energy Conservation Programs

Energy conservation programs

Sustainability Report

18

Energy Conservation at Business Level

Energy conservation

Sustainability Report

18

Energy Conservation Savings

Total savings

Sustainability Report

18

Environmental Management System

Environmental Management System

Sustainability Report

18

Climate Change Strategy Disclosure

Climate Change strategy

Annual Report

25

Climate Change Opportunities

Climate Change opportunities

Annual Report

25

Impact of Climate Related Risks

Impact of Climate Risks

Annual Report

25

GHG Target Emissions

GHG emmissions

Sustainability Report

18

GHG Emmissions Group Level

Target GHG emmissions

Sustainability Report

18

Investments in Low Carbon

Low carbon opportunities

Sustainability Report

18

Quantative Metrics - Energy Use

Quantative metrics energy consumption

Sustainability Report

18

Total Investment in Energy Conservation Programs

Total investment energy conservation

Sustainability Report

18

Electical Power Use

Electical power use

Sustainability Report

18

% of Electrical Power from Renewable

Electrical power from renewable

Sustainability Report

18

Energy Conservation

Approach to reduce non-renewable reliance

Sustainability Report

18

Risk Management - Climate Change

Risk Management procedures

Annual Report

25

Management's Role Climate Risks

Management's Role

Annual Report

23

Climate Related Risk Management

Integration of Climate Change risk

Annual Report

25

Board's Oversight Climate Risks

Board oversight

Annual Report

23

Water Recycling Program

Type of Water Recycling Program

Sustainability Report

19

Water Recycled Info

Information on Water Recycling Program

Sustainability Report

19

Waste Management Initiatives

Waste management initiatives

Sustainability Report

19

Business Waste Management Program

Waste Management disclosure

Sustainability Report

19

Packaging Waste Management Program

Packaging Waste Management disclosure

Sustainability Report

19

Climate Change Targets

Climate Change disclosure address climate change target

Sustainability Report

18

Impact of Climate Related Risks

Climate related risk scenarios

Annual Report

25

Quantative Metrics - GHG Emissions

Disclosure of Quantative Metrics GHG Emissions

Sustainability Report

18

Social Metrics

Social Metric Action Step Document Page

Product Recall/Product Responsibility Monitoring

Product recall policy

Annual Report

27

Retailing Responsibility

Pure Retail

Sustainability Report

10

Healthy Food or Products

Health Happy program

Sustainability Report

10

Healthy Food or Products

Nutrition North Canada

Sustainability Report

10

Healthy Food or Products

Nutrtional North Canada Seasonal Subsidy

Sustainability Report

11

Ethical Trading Initiative ETI

Indigenous Services Procurement Policy

Sustainability Report

4

Retailing Responsibility

Indigenous procurement

Sustainability Report

4

Retailing Responsibility

Indigenous Cultural Awareness program

Sustainability Report

4

Total Donations To Revenues

Donations and Sponsortship 

Sustainability Report

4

Retailing Responsibility

Healthy Horizons Foundation

Sustainability Report

4

Retailing Responsibility

Community Presentations

Sustainability Report

5

Retailing Responsibility

Indigenous Accord

Sustainability Report

5

Retailing Responsibility

Indigenous Language program

Sustainability Report

5

Human Rights Policy

Commitment to Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

Sustainability Report

5

Retailing Responsibility

Food Donations

Sustainability Report

5

Retailing Responsibility

Food Security

Sustainability Report

5

Targets Diversity and Opportunity

Flexible Hours

Sustainability Report

14

Crisis Management Systems

Employee Assistance Program 

Sustainability Report

14

Employees Health & Safety Team

Workforce Health & Safety Team

Sustainability Report

14

Health & Safety Policy

Workforce Health & Safety Team

Sustainability Report

14

Policy Employee Health & Safety

Occupational injury and illness prevention program for all team members.

Sustainability Report

14

Health & Safety Training

First Aid, Fire Emergency Planning, Violence Prevention training, Safe Work Procedures and policies

Sustainability Report

14

Policy Career Development

Central Store Management training program

Sustainability Report

14

Training and Development Policy

Central Store Management training program

Sustainability Report

14

Management Training

Corporate Indigenous Cultural Awareness program

Sustainability Report

15

Internal Promotion

Largest private employer of Indigenous peoples in Canada

Sustainability Report

15

Governance Metrics

Governance Metric Document Page

Management

   

Board Functions Mandate

Management Information Circular 2020

A-1

Governance and Nominating Committee

Management Information Circular 2020

38

Audit Board Committee

Management Information Circular 2020

39

Human Resources, Compensation and Pension Committee

Management Information Circular 2020

B-1

Board Structure Policy

Management Information Circular 2020

37

Board Size

Management Information Circular 2020

37

Board Independence

Management Information Circular 2020

44

Board Diversity

Management Information Circular 2020

42

Management Diversity

Management Information Circular 2020

42

Board Experience

Management Information Circular 2020

41

Executive Compensation Performance

Management Information Circular 2020

52

Executive Retention

Management Information Circular 2020

85

Compensation Improvement Tools

Management Information Circular 2020

54

Internal Audit Department Reporting

Annual Information Form

43

Succession Plan

Management Information Circular 2020

B-4

External Consultants

Management Information Circular 2020

55

Audit Committee Mgt Independence

Annual Information Form

35

Audit Committee Expertise

Annual Information Form

35

Compensation Committee Mgt Independence

Management Information Circular 2020

20-31

Nomination Committee Mgt Independence

Management Information Circular 2020

20-31

Board Attendance

Management Information Circular 2020

20-31

Board Background and Skills

Management Information Circular 2020

20-31

CEO-Chair Separation

Management Information Circular 2020

20

CEO Board Member

Management Information Circular 2020

26

Board Individual Re-election

Management Information Circular 2020

20-31

Executive Compensation

Management Information Circular 2020

51

Executive Individual Compensation

Management Information Circular 2020

57

CEO Compensation Link to TSR

Management Information Circular 2020

60

Executive Compensation LT Objectives

Management Information Circular 2020

60

Shareholders Approval Stock Compensation Plan

Management Information Circular 2020

17

Environmental Risks

Annual Information Form

22

Manage Climate Related Risks

Annual Report

25

Integration of Climate Related Risks

Annual Report

25

Whistleblower Hotline

Vendor Manual

65

Shareholders

   

Shareholder Rights Policy

Annual Information Form

28

Policy Equal Voting Right

Annual Information Form

28

Policy Shareholder Engagement

Annual Information Form

27

Equal Voting Rights

Annual Information Form

28

Director Election Majority Requirement

Management Information Circular 2020

40

Shareholders Vote on Executive Pay

Management Information Circular 2020

17

Golden Parachute

Management Information Circular 2020

82

Confidential Voting Policy

Management Information Circular 2020

11

Limitation of Director Liability

Management Information Circular 2019

F-12

Written Consent Requirements

Management Information Circular 2019

D-29

Code of Ethical Conduct

Management Information Circular 2020

44

Board Accountability Climate Related Risk

Annual Information Form

26

CSR Strategy

   

CSR Sustainability Committee

Sustainability Report

20

CSR Reporting Function

Sustainability Report

20

Frequency of Governance and Nominating Committee meetings

Management Information Circular 2020

20-31

G&N Committee Meeting Attendance

Management Information Circular 2020

20-31

CSR Sustainability Reporting

Sustainability Report

 

Gender Diversity

Management Information Circular 2020

42

Gender Diversity Board Level

Management Information Circular 2020

43

Gender Diversity Senior Management

Management Information Circular 2020

43

Diversity - Workforce Equality

Management Information Circular 2020

43

Diversity - Board

Management Information Circular 2020

42

Board Equality

Management Information Circular 2020

42

Workforce Equality - Senior Management

Management Information Circular 2020

43

Racial Representation

Sustainability Report

13

CSR Reporting Function

Sustainability Report

 

Whistleblower Hotline

Vendor Manual

65

Code of Vendor Conduct

Vendor Manual

 

Stakeholder Communication

Sustainability Report

5

Stakeholder Communication

Sustainability Report

5

Promote Economic Inclusion

Sustainability Report

4

Respectful Workplace Policy

Management Information Circular 2020

44

Respectful Workplace Policy- Age

Management Information Circular 2020

44

Respectful Workplace Policy- Race

Management Information Circular 2020

44

Respectful Workplace Policy- Sex

Management Information Circular 2020

44

Respectful Workplace Policy- Religion

Management Information Circular 2020

44

Respectful Workplace Policy- Disability

Management Information Circular 2020

44

Respectful Workplace Policy- Nationality

Management Information Circular 2020

44

Respectful Workplace Policy- Sexual Orientation

Management Information Circular 2020

44

Respectful Workplace Policy- Gender Identity

Management Information Circular 2020

44

Workforce Demographic

Sustainability Report

13

Workforce Demographics Ethnicity

Sustainability Report

13

Health and Safety Policy

Sustainability Report

14

Operational Health and Safety Policy

Sustainability Report

14

Culture of Safety

Sustainability Report

14

Code of Conduct

Management Information Circular 2020

44

Signoff Code of Conduct

Management Information Circular 2020

38

Board monitor environmental, health and safety, and social matters

Management Information Circular 2020

38

Dedicated Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, or Sustainability board committee

Management Information Circular 2020

38

Committee oversight of environmental, health and safety and social risks

Management Information Circular 2020

38

Reporting Function of Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, or Sustainability board committee

Management Information Circular 2020

38

Number of Meetings of Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, or Sustainability board committee

Management Information Circular 2020

20-31

Attendance at Meetings of Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, or Sustainability board committee

Management Information Circular 2020

20-31

EMS reporting to CEO or Board

Sustainability Report

20