It’s important that our colleagues reflect the diversity of the customers in our communities, especially at management level. Our inclusive recruitment policy means we’re committed to training and developing all our colleagues, treating everyone fairly and equally when they come and work with us.

“We’ll have an inclusive workforce that offers employment opportunities to all members of the community.”

Two Sainsbury’s colleagues in colourful t-shirts and flowery necklaces, supporting Pride UK, as part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Key achievements


female colleagues have been paired with a mentor through our female mentoring programme.


colleagues invited to wear an ‘Embrace the Difference’ badge to demonstrate their support for diversity and inclusion.

Over 2,000

colleagues attended 28 Pride events across the UK in support of the LGBT community.