Safeway Inc. is an American supermarket chain. It is the second largest supermarket chain in North America and the 11th largest retailer in the U.S.

As You Sow has engaged with Safeway on issues related to consumer packaging and bisphenol A. Read more about our engagements with Safeway below.

Consumer Packaging 2014

STATUS: 12.4%

Shareowners of Safeway request that the board of directors issue a report by September 1, 2014, at reasonable cost and omitting confidential information, developing a policy position on the company's responsibility for post-consumer product packaging of its private label brands, and assessing whether alternative approaches could lead to substantially increased packaging recycling.

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Related 2014 Engagements

Consumer Packaging 2013

STATUS: dialogue

As You Sow engaged in dialogue with Safeway, pressing the company to adopt extended producer responsibility policies to help minimize waste from consumer packaging.

Related 2013 Engagements

Bisphenol A 2012

STATUS: Withdrawn; Company will address

The value of Safeway’s brand is based on consumer trust. Safeway’s store brand canned goods use linings containing bisphenol A (BPA), a potentially hazardous chemical.

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Related 2012 Engagements