*no. of countries delivering data 2017/18: 13 countries + METRO AG Corporate out of 13 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 4 ITOS
**no. of countries delivering data 2018/19: 14 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 3 ITOs out of 17 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 4 ITOs 
***no. of countries delivering data 2019/20: 16 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 4 ITOs out of 17 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 4 ITOs 
****compared to total number of products potentially containing PVC

ExplanationPolyvinyl Chloride (PVC) in own brand products packaging on all packaging levels (primary, secondary and tertiary).

  • Primary packaging level means packaging conceived so as to constitute a sales unit to the final user or consumer at the point of purchase.
  • Secondary packaging level means packaging conceived so as to constitute at the point of purchase a grouping of a certain number of sales units.
  • Tertiary packaging level means packaging conceived so as to facilitate handling and transport of a number of sales units or grouped packagings in order to prevent physical handling and transport damage. 

Target: 100% by 2023, baseline 2014

*no. of countries delivering data 2018/19: 8 countries out of 17 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 4 ITOs 
**no. of countries delivering data 2019/20: 12 countries + 4 ITOs out of 17 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 4 ITOs 
***compared to total number of products potentially containing EPS

Explanation: Expanded polystyrene (EPS) in own brand products packaging on all packaging levels (primary, secondary and tertiary).

  • Primary packaging level means packaging conceived so as to constitute a sales unit to the final user or consumer at the point of purchase.
  • Secondary packaging level means packaging conceived so as to constitute at the point of purchase a grouping of a certain number of sales units.
  • Tertiary packaging level means packaging conceived so as to facilitate handling and transport of a number of sales units or grouped packagings in order to prevent physical handling and transport damage. 

Target: 100% by 2023, baseline 2018

FSC® / PEFC certification in own brand products primary packaging

*no. of countries delivering data 2018/19: 5 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 1 ITO out of 17 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 4 ITOs 
**no. of countries delivering data 2019/20: 9 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 4 ITOs out of 17 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 4 ITOs
***compared to total number of products with paper/paperboard/cardboard/wood packaging

Explanation: Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) / Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC) certification for all paper, paperboard, cardboard and wood own brand products packaging on primary and secondary packaging level.

  • Primary packaging level means packaging conceived so as to constitute a sales unit to the final user or consumer at the point of purchase.
  • Secondary packaging level means packaging conceived so as to constitute at the point of purchase a grouping of a certain number of sales units. 

Target: 100% by 2023, baseline 2018

FSC® / PEFC certification in own brand products secondary packaging

*no. of countries delivering data 2018/19: 5 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 1 ITO out of 17 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 4 ITOs 
**no. of countries delivering data 2019/20: 8 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 4 ITOs out of 17 countries + METRO AG Corporate + 4 ITOs 
***compared to total number of products with paper/paperboard/cardboard/wood packaging

Explanation: Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) / Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC) certification for all paper, paperboard, cardboard and wood own brand products packaging on primary and secondary packaging level.

  • Primary packaging level means packaging conceived so as to constitute a sales unit to the final user or consumer at the point of purchase.
  • Secondary packaging level means packaging conceived so as to constitute at the point of purchase a grouping of a certain number of sales units. 

Target: 100% by 2023, baseline 2018

Explanation: Saved volumes of conventional plastic packaging from own brand products in tonnes compared to total goal of 300t

Target: 300 t reduced plastic packaging by 30 Sept 2023, baseline 1 October 2018