Latest News - Responsibility

01 December 2017
Colleagues at our Leeds head office have been joining in with all the great work our stores are doing across the country to offer support to people in need of some help this Christmas. They donated sleeping bags, warm clothing and hundreds of…
05 March 2018
Our produce technical director Ian Harrison writes about the second anniversary of our Wonky Veg Boxes ... It’s two years since we first hit the headlines with the introduction of our Wonky Veg Boxes – packed with great tasting but slightly…
15 March 2018
This March, Asda will see a milestone moment in food waste prevention, with its 1000th tonne of misshapen carrots going on shelf . The milestone coincides with the two-year anniversary of the supermarket’s award-winning Wonky Veg Box. The week…
18 March 2018
New advice is to be put on all Asda’s own-label sanitary products encouraging women to check their breasts regularly. Regularly checking your breasts and being aware of any changes is crucial to catching breast cancer early. That's why Asda has…
13 April 2018
Nikki Dixon is Asda’s first ever Senior Manager for Plastic Reduction. Here she writes about her role coordinating our work to reduce plastic – and the progress we’ve already made…   Like so many people, I watched the BBC’s Blue Planet series…
26 April 2018
Our Senior Manager for Plastic Reduction Nikki Dixon writes about why Asda is joining forces with others in the industry to tackle plastic waste.   ​ ​   One of the things that has become clear in my time working on reducing Asda's…
22 May 2018
With new regulations coming into force today, our Data Protection Officer, Amy Travis, writes about how we use your data and our commitment to keeping it safe... You’ll have probably noticed you’ve been getting a lot of emails recently about…
06 June 2018
Currently, 8.4 million people in the UK are struggling to afford to eat. 1 in 10 people in the UK are missing meals to pay their bills, and 1 in 4 of these people affected are children. And on top of these worrying figures, an astonishing 4.4…
16 July 2018
Supermarket Asda and food redistribution charity FareShare are celebrating five successful years of their industry-leading food redistribution partnership, which has donated 7.8 million meals to local charities across the UK since 2013.   The…
24 July 2018
Asda becomes the first supermarket to join the Microfibre Consortium, which looks at reducing the impact of microplastics on the environment With reducing plastic use high on customers’ minds, Asda has joined forces with other brands to…