The Lidl retail company, headquartered in Neckarsulm, Germany, forms part of the Schwarz Group and is one of Europe’s leading food retailer companies. Lidl is present in more than 30 countries around the world. As a discount retailer, Lidl places value on an optimal price-quality ratio for its customers. Sustainability forms part of the discounter’s commitment to fulfilling its quality promise every day and the company assumes responsibility for people, society and the environment as part of it’s overall sustainability strategy.

Within Lidl’s international CSR sourcing department, Alexander is responsible for the technical planning and implementation of strategic environmental programmes in Lidl’s supply chain. He has worked within sustainability for over 10 years.