Through pacts and associations,
GPA reinforces its sustainability commitment and strategy.


To strengthen its positioning in relation to sustainability and good practice, GPA assumes commitments and is a signatory to principles and pacts developed by national and international institutions.


Besides, GPA participates of institutions that acts in its segment and strategic to its businesses.

The Global Compact

Since 2001, GPA has been a signatory to the Global Compact, a UN initiative to engage the private sector to conduct business following commitments relating to human rights, labor relations and the environment, among other areas.

Akatu Institute

Since 2003, GPA has been a strategic partner of the Akatu Institute, which works to raise consciousness and mobilize society for conscientious consumption.

Ethos Institute

Since 1999, GPA has been associated with the Institute, whose mission is to mobilize, sensitize and help companies manage their business in a socially responsible manner.

National Pact to Eradicate Slave Labor

Committed to abolishing from its chain of production companies that utilize slave- or slave-like labor, GPA signed the National Pact to Eradicate Slave Labor in 2005.

Cempre Association

GPA joined the Business Commitment to Recycling (Compromisso Empresarial para Reciclagem – Cempre), which promotes the concept of integrated management of solid municipal waste, post-consumption recycling and environmental education with a focus on the theory of the three Rs (reduce, reutilize and recycle).


Participation seeks to promote and defend the interests of the textile and clothing industry and trade.


GPA is associated with the Abras, an association representing the Brazilian supermarket sector, which maintains an open dialogue in negotiations with municipal, state and the federal governments.


GPA is a member of the APAS, a trade group that brings together supermarket businesspeople in the state of São Paulo with the objectives of integrating the chain of supply, professionalizing the sector, guaranteeing excellence in operations and noting retail trends.