Macy’s, Inc. is committed to advocating sustainable practices with our vendor partners, colleagues and customers. We have taken significant steps to reduce wasteful processes in our facilities and operations and find environmentally friendly solutions that also meet our business requirements.
We measure what we do and strive toward quantifiable goals, that we set to guide our progress in the years ahead.
Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores, as well as other Macy’s, Inc. facilities, have been updated over the past decade in order to meet our sustainability goals. We aim to reduce energy consumption, install more renewable energy sources, improve resource management, and increase the use of sustainable building materials for future construction projects.
Macy’s, Inc. sustainability practices are governed by the Macy’s, Inc. Sustainability Working Group. Led by the senior vice president of Corporate Communications, this group includes leaders in merchandising, legal, supply chain, facilities and communications. These members provide direct insight into all areas of our business and have the responsibility to set sustainability goals and drive progress toward them. The Macy’s, Inc. Sustainability Working Group is supported by the Macy’s Private Brand Sustainability Committee, which includes those members of our Macy’s Private Brand organization who are accountable for responsible sourcing, social compliance and other sustainability initiatives for our private brands. These individuals have sustainability and human rights policies and risks built in to their performance goals and compensation.
The Macy’s, Inc. Sustainability Working Group reports to the Macy’s, Inc. Corporate Strategy Group (CSG). The CSG is led by the chairman and chief executive officer and comprises the 14 senior-most executives of Macy’s, Inc. and is overseen by the Board of Directors. Additionally, the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Macy’s, Inc. Board of Directors oversees policies and practices related to charitable, political, social human rights and environmental issues, initiatives and reporting.