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Objectives & Performance

Our Approach

Vision 2030 - Objectives

With our Vision 2030 of “Making sustainability affordable to our customers” developed in 2019, we paved the way to become a frontrunner in offering sustainable products at the best price. Sustainability must not be a luxury; we want to make sustainable products available at a discount price for all our customers around the world. Guided by this Vision, we externally communicated our first International Corporate Responsibility (CR) Strategy in the beginning of 2021 and published clearly defined Objectives, Actions, and Roadmaps for our day-to-day activities.

By measuring our strategic performance on a regular basis, we can validate the effectiveness of our actions and highlight the areas where we are already making strong progress and identify the areas where further action is still required. As a global retailer, we want to use our global buying power and market influence to create lasting change for a better future. We focus our activities on high-priority raw materials and commodity groups.

Reporting scope:

  • All reporting is based on our own-brand products only. Branded products are excluded.
  • For the years 2020 and 2021, the ALDI SOUTH Group’s Corporate Responsibility (CR) performance in the area of Resource Efficiency is reported excluding our national operations in Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia, Hungary, and Italy, due to a transition of IT systems.
  • ALDI China, where we are operating a limited number of stores, is not considered within the scope of this reporting.

Information on the performance of the ALDI SOUTH Group in the areas of “Giving all customers access to healthy products” and “Supporting local communities” can be found on the ALDI SOUTH Group national websites.

Find out more in the detailed pages for our focus areas

Sustainable Development Goals

7 Affordable and clean energy 8 Decent work and economic growth 12 Responsible consumption and production 13 Climate action 14 Life below water 15 Life on land


Human Rights

Principle 1

Support and respect the protection of human rights

Principle 2

Not complicit in human rights abuses


Principle 3

Uphold freedom of association and recognition of right to collective bargaining

Principle 4

Elimination of forced and compulsory labour

Principle 5

Abolition of child labour

Principle 6

Elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation


Principle 7

Precautionary approach to environmental challenges

Principle 8

Promote environmental responsibility

Principle 9

Development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies

GRI references

GRI 102: General disclosures 2016

Global Reporting Initiative 102-55