Co-op wins award from Queen for sustainability

Its work on reducing its carbon emissions and focus on the SDGs has led to the recognition

Foot Locker steps towards net zero by 2050 or sooner

All its retail stores in Austria, Belgium, Spain and the UK have been sourcing 100% renewable energy since 2019

Target launches first net zero energy store in California

The Vista store will generate more renewable energy than it needs annually to operate and will test multiple innovations to reduce the building’s emissions

Morrisons declares war on emissions to make shopping baskets greener

The supermarket chain plans to work with its suppliers to reduce emissions across its supply chain by 30% by 2030

M&S aims for net zero carbon emissions by 2040

The retailer plans to cut its total carbon footprint by a third, achieve zero deforestation in sourcing palm oil and soy and use more sustainable fibres by 2025

World of Books Group aims for carbon neutrality by 2022

Last year, the company met its ambitious target to reduce the carbon footprint for each book sold by 30%

Greene King achieves Carbon Trust’s Zero Waste to Landfill Standard

The brand, which is the UK’s leading pub retailer and brewer, has achieved this by diverting all its waste from landfill across its 1,700 managed pubs

Lush news as natural beauty retailer’s cork packaging ‘carbon neutral’

Each of the retailer’s 35g ‘Cork Pot’ sequesters more than 33 times its weight in carbon dioxide

Target aims for 100% renewable energy

US retailer Target aims to source 100% renewable energy for its domestic operations. It is part of its wider climate policy, which includes reducing emissions from its facilities by 25% by 2025 by ramping up its use of solar and wind power. It also aims to increase the energy efficiency of heating and lighting in […]

M&S signs power deal with waste firm

British retailer Marks & Spencer has signed a deal to get green energy from an anaerobic digestion plant. The power supply deal – known as a Power Purchase Agreement or PPA – means M&S will get 30,000 megawatt hours (MWh) worth of electricity from waste management firm Shanks. That’s enough to power 20 of its […]