Sustainable consumption

We include sustainable, energy-efficient and resource-saving products in our range so as to promote responsible consumption.

Sales of products certified as organic in line with EU regulations

in Germany, in € million

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

METRO Cash & Carry and Real

96

107

130

Sales of regional products

in Germany, in € million

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

Real

not recorded

302

367

Sales of fair-trade products (Fairtrade or GEPA label)

in Germany, in € million

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

METRO Cash & Carry and Real

not recorded

9

12

Number of sustainably fished or farmed products (MSC, ASC, organic)

in Germany, no. of products

2013/141

2014/151

2015/16

1

ASC and organic products not recorded

Own-brand products, Real and METRO Cash & Carry

90

108

133

Brand-name products, Real and METRO Cash & Carry

775

773

968

Sales of sustainably fished or farmed products (MSC, ASC, organic)

in Germany, in € million

2013/141

2014/151

2015/16

1

ASC and organic products not recorded

METRO Cash & Carry and Real

56

80

86

Sales of products from sustainable forestry (FSC® or PEFC label)

in Germany, in € million

2013/141

2014/151

2015/16

1

Corrected since 2014/15 report

Real

4

15

13

Sales of energy-efficient appliances (energy efficiency classes A+ to A+++)

globally, in € million

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

Media-Saturn group of companies

not recorded

3,160

3,231