Kroger's Community Service, Sustainability Get A Local Touch

At Kroger Co., community involvement has a long history. The man who founded the company 125 years ago, Barney H. Kroger, worked closely with a school for the deaf here, and since that time Kroger has adopted a wide range of community-service initiatives, including support of health- and hunger-related causes as well as local nonprofit groups. The efforts are part of what Kroger refers

CINCINNATI — At Kroger Co., community involvement has a long history.

The man who founded the company 125 years ago, Barney H. Kroger, worked closely with a school for the deaf here, and since that time Kroger has adopted a wide range of community-service initiatives, including support of health- and hunger-related causes as well as local nonprofit groups.

The efforts are part of what Kroger refers to as “social sustainability,” which falls under the broader umbrella of

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