Green Retail World’s greener retailing news in brief roundup for the week.
Eco commitments: John Lewis Partnership ramps up environmental strategy by setting new ambitious targets
John Lewis doubles down on environmental strategy by setting new targets, making plans for more circular customer propositions, and aligning with WWF.
Sigma secures contract to deliver new 52,000 sq ft Marks & Spencer equipment consolidation centre, which will house a recycling and refurbishment hub.
Beauty brand Faith in Nature creates new internal governance system allowing it to put ‘nature’ in a company director role.
Next week Sainsbury’s will open Sainsfreeze – a walk-in freezer concept store that will show customers how to freeze a range of foods.
Spar International has agreed a multi-country partnership with tech company Whywaste as part of its efforts to reduce food waste.
Patagonia founder gives the company away to two charitable trusts, with all profit not reinvested into the business set to go to eco causes.
Grand Arcade in Cambridge is to host circular economy event in October, featuring several retailers, brands, and green service providers.
Green Retail World talks to leaders at DispatchTrack and Vision Logistics about the steps needed for greener delivery in retail.