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Senior Director, Sustainability & Social Impact

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    Expert Level
  • Sustainability
  • Brampton
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  • You need at least 10 years’ CSR experience, strong teamwork, communication, problem solving skills, and ability to lead and manage others in a fast-paced environment. Strong network and professionalism required.
  • You will lead the Sustainability & Social Impact team, drive community investment efforts, develop communication plans, champion key commitments internally and externally, provide insights on sustainability trends, work on ESG approach, and monitor progress.


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience developing and implementing CSR/Sustainability programs and initiatives for big organizations.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong network within sustainability, environmental and other related communities required. Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to lead a team and manage others
  • Consistent demonstration of sound judgment and professionalism


  • Lead the Sustainability and Social Impact team while driving our community investment efforts.
  • Build and execute a strong communications plan to tell our Customers, our Colleagues and Canadians about our plans and progress.
  • Act as the external and internal champion for Loblaw’s key commitments.
  • Provide insight and direction regarding sustainability, social impact trends.
  • Work with the ESG Reporting and Integration team to develop a leading ESG approach.
  • Measure and monitor progress against key strategies, plans and commitments.


What are the key responsibilities of a Senior Director, Sustainability & Social Impact at Loblaw?

The key responsibilities include helping to lead Loblaw’s Sustainability and Social Impact strategy, ensuring we are meeting our commitments and setting new ambitious goals.

What is the reporting structure for the Senior Director, Sustainability & Social Impact at Loblaw?

The Senior Director reports to the VP for Sustainability and Social Impact.

What qualifications and experience are required for the Senior Director, Sustainability & Social Impact role at Loblaw?

Candidates should have a strong background in sustainability and social impact, as well as experience in leadership roles. A proven track record of setting and achieving ambitious goals in these areas is also preferred.

How does Loblaw measure the success of its Sustainability and Social Impact initiatives?

Loblaw measures success through a variety of metrics, including environmental impact, social responsibility initiatives, and stakeholder engagement. The Senior Director plays a key role in tracking and reporting on these metrics.

At Loblaw, we're developing innovative products and solutions. Our focus is on empowering Canadians to Live Life Well.

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Mission & Purpose

Our Purpose – Live Life Well Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada’s food and pharmacy leader, the nation’s largest retailer, and the majority unit holder of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. Loblaw – and its portfolio of grocery, health and beauty, financial services and apparel businesses – provides Canadians with an unparalleled mix of value, assortment and convenience, and offers Canadians two of the country’s most recognized brands – President’s Choice and no name. The acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart, along with the powerful Life Brand and Optimum brand, has only served to reinforce our leadership position in the marketplace. As well, our PC Plus program, omni-channel efforts and multicultural merchandising offerings continued to be points of differentiation for our customer experience. In 2019, Loblaw has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Best Diversity Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc.