CBRE Group highlights its smart building solutions with the opening of its Smart Building Client Experience Center

Milwaukee, WI, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced the opening of a Smart Building Client Experience Center (CEC) to spotlight leading building technology solutions. Located outside Milwaukee in the Gateway West Commerce Center, CBRE’s Smart Building Client Experience Center is a 34,000-square-foot, Class-A office building that has been designed, built, […]

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Fisch düngt Pflanze: REWE geht neue Wege mit Produkten aus Aquaponik

Nachhaltiges Verfahren schont Ressourcen und setzt auf Lokalität Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gemeinsam mit dem Berliner Start-up ECF Farmsystems engagiert sich REWE für ein ganzheitliches und umweltfreundliches Verfahren bei der Produktion von Barsch und Basilikum: Aquaponik. Die Aufzucht von Buntbarschen mitten in Berlin wird kombiniert mit dem Anbau von Kräutern – […]

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Japan’s component supplier Ibiden commits to 100 percent renewable energy for all of its Apple manufacturing

Japan’s component supplier Ibiden commits to 100 percent renewable energy for all of its Apple manufacturing   Ibiden Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Apple Production Cupertino, California, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Component supplier Ibiden is the first company in Japan to pledge it will power all of its Apple manufacturing with […]

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Dunkin’ Brands Group, National Grid and Eversource honored with AESP 2017 Energy Award

AESP presents the companies with 2017 Energy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Non-Residential Program Design and Implementation CANTON, MA, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE: NGG) and Eversource (NYSE: ES) have been honored with the Association […]

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British Land’s Environmental Management System certified to the latest ISO14001 standard

British Land’s Environmental Management System certified to the latest ISO14001 standard   London, 2017-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has successfully transitioned its Environmental Management System for all major managed developments to the latest ISO14001 standard. ISO14001 is the leading international standard for environmental management systems. Our approach has been accredited to earlier […]

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IKEA ranked No. 11 on EPA’s National Top 100 list of the largest green power users; fourth on the Top 30 Retail list

Conshohocken, PA, 2017-Feb-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 27, 2017), IKEA announced that it appears as No. 11 on the national U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) National Top 100 list of the largest green power users from the Green Power Partnership. In addition to IKEA’s spot on the National Top 100 list, IKEA […]

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The Home Depot® in-store takeback program recycled more than one million pounds of rechargeable batteries in 2016

ATLANTA, 2017-Feb-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® today (February 23, 2017) announced that it recycled more than one million pounds of rechargeable batteries in 2016 through its in-store takeback program, in partnership with Call2Recycle®. The Home Depot is Call2Recycle’s first North American retail partner to achieve this milestone in a single year. Call2Recycle […]

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NORGESGRUPPEN SIER NEI TIL MIKROPLAST

NORGESGRUPPEN SIER NEI TIL MIKROPLAST   Mikroplast er små partikler som skaper miljøproblemer ved at de ender opp i havet og videre inn i næringskjeden. NorgesGruppen har nå besluttet at produkter i butikk ikke skal inneholde mikroplast. Oslo, Norway, 2017-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — NorgesGruppen har i dag ingen produkter med mikroplast. Dette gjelder […]

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100% plastic-free: Sainsbury’s will replace plastic stems and adhesive from cotton buds

100% plastic-free: Sainsbury’s will replace plastic stems and adhesive from cotton buds   London, 2017-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has become the first retailer to publicly commit to the removal of 100% of plastics in its cotton buds. The move means the adhesive, which holds the cotton bud to the stem, will be […]

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Carrefour Spain rolls out compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet

Carrefour Spain rolls out compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet   Spain, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Spain, is incorporating compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet to carry out deliveries of e-commerce orders together with home delivery vans with the same characteristics. These vehicles reduce nitrogen oxide (Nox) emissions by up to […]

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Ende einer Ära: Das kommt bei PENNY nicht mehr in die Tüte

Ende einer Ära: Das kommt bei PENNY nicht mehr in die Tüte   Alternative Transportverpackungen und Anreizsystem für Permanenttragetaschen Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — PENNY schafft als erster Lebensmittelhändler in Deutschland nicht nur die Plastiktüte ab, sondern geht einen Schritt weiter. Denn der Discounter führt ein Anreizsystem ein, das Kunden belohnt, die […]

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MANGO Committed a new women’s and men’s collection made up of sustainable materials

All Corporate Social Responsibility actions will be grouped under the Take Action project Barcelona, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — MANGO is making a commitment towards sustainability.Last year the firm launched Take Action, a project which includes actions aimed at creating a business model based on sustainability criteria and more environmentally-friendly processes.The firm is currently […]

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EROSKI y la Universidad del País Vasco desarrollan un optimizador de ajuste de potencias eléctricas

EROSKI y la Universidad del País Vasco desarrollan un optimizador de ajuste de potencias eléctricas   Un innovador desarrollo de software permite estimar la potencia a contratar en cada periodo tarifario, para que al cabo de un año se haya abonado por este concepto el importe menor posible ELORRIO,España, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI […]

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SM Aura Premier the first and sole mall in the Philippines to achieve LEED Gold certification

SM Aura Premier the first and sole mall in the Philippines to achieve LEED Gold certification   Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Feb-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Aura Premier is currently the first and sole mall in the Philippines to achieve LEED Gold in the retail sector and the largest LEED retail project in the Philippines […]

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The new H&M Conscious Exclusive collection: dreamy and beautiful pieces in sustainable materials

The new H&M Conscious Exclusive collection: dreamy and beautiful pieces in sustainable materials   The new H&M Conscious Exclusive collection pushes forward in both sustainability and style: for 2017 the collection includes the pioneering sustainable material BIONIC® – a recycled polyester made from plastic shoreline waste. The fluid fabric used for an intricate pleated gown […]

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Costa launches its nationwide cup recycling scheme – promising to recycle ‘any cup’

Recycling scheme launches in over 2,000 Costa owned stores nationwide Costa also announces 25p off customer incentive each time customers uses a recyclable cup in store New reusable cups available in-store from April, 2017  London, 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a bid to ensure cup recyclability stays centre stage in 2017, Costa is […]

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The Home Depot® makes its first major investment in a wind-powered renewable energy project

ATLANTA, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® today (Jan. 31, 2017) announced its first major investment in a wind-powered renewable energy project. The energy purchased from the wind farm is enough to power 100 Home Depot stores for a year while also providing $150,000 in local community benefits. The Los Mirasoles Wind Farm, […]

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Walmart Canada to stop providing free plastic bags with the aim to ultimately eliminate plastic film from land-fill

Goal is to eliminate plastic film from municipal land-fill New five-cent fee to be implemented to discourage single-use bags Reusable bags to be offered at a discount Mississauga, ON., 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada today ( January 25, 2016) announced that beginning Feb. 9, 2016, it will stop providing free plastic bags to […]

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Kesko now on 100% renewable electricity

Helsinki, 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since the beginning of 2017, all electricity purchased by Kesko in Finland is renewable. In 2017, the amount of electricity purchased by Kesko will be approximately 540 GWh. This electricity will be used in K-stores and the K-Group’s other properties. Especially food stores and food warehouses consume a […]

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Carrefour the first to market Spanish UHT milk in an ecologically sustainable packaging Combibloc EcoPlus

Carrefour the first to market Spanish UHT milk in an ecologically sustainable packaging Combibloc EcoPlus   The aluminium cap has been replaced with a polyamide one, without affecting the preservation of the milk. The product uses the ECOPLUS structure Boulogne-Billancourt, 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is the first distribution firm to market Spanish […]

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Inditex underscores its commitment to Water.org

Inditex underscores its commitment to Water.org   Arteixo, Spain, 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Against the backdrop of the annual World Economic Forum taking place this week in Davos (Switzerland), the Chairman and CEO of Inditex, Pablo Isla, met today (19/01/2017) with Matt Damon and Gary White, Co-founders of Water.org, an international organisation whose mission […]

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NCR Corporation enters into agreement to resolve Wisconsin Fox River environmental cleanup and related Superfund litigation

United States Government and State of Wisconsin Support Decree Relating to Cleanup Efforts that NCR Began in 2009 DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today (January 17, 2017) announced it is resolving the Wisconsin Fox River environmental cleanup and related Superfund litigation by entry into a definitive consent decree […]

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MIGROS: NEUES TAKE-AWAY-GESCHIRR ZUM ZURÜCKBRINGEN

MIGROS: NEUES TAKE-AWAY-GESCHIRR ZUM ZURÜCKBRINGEN   Zurich, Switzerland, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Als erste grosse Schweizer Detailhändlerin bietet die Migros in ihren Restaurants und Take-Aways Mehrweggeschirr an. Der Umwelt zuliebe können Migros-Kunden ab sofort auf Wegwerfgeschirr verzichten. Jede Woche essen rund 1.2 Millionen Menschen in Migros-Restaurants und -Take-Aways. Rund ein Drittel der Kunden nehmen […]

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Co-op Community Spaces in search to fund great community projects in Western Canada

Saskatoon, SK, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary with up to $150,000 for your community project through Co-op Community Spaces. Co-op Community Spaces supports projects in Western Canada dedicated to recreation, environmental conservation and urban agriculture with funding between $25,000 and $150,000, up from $100,000 in 2016. Co-op will increase total funding […]

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Kroger recognized by EPA for its efforts around sustainable food management

CINCINNATI, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Jan. 11, 2017) announced that it was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its efforts around sustainable food management. Kroger participated in the EPA’s 2016 Food Recovery Challenge and was named Region 5 Winner in the Grocers category. “Kroger is […]

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IKEA completes installation of its fourth biogas-powered fuel cell system, at its San Diego store

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (01/12/2017) announced it has completed installation of its fourth biogas-powered fuel cell system, at its San Diego store. Furthering the Swedish retailer’s investment in fuel cell technology, this project complements the company’s focus on other renewable energies such […]

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IKEA completes installation of solar panels atop the relocated Seattle-area store scheduled to open early Spring 2017

RENTON, WA, 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (01/10/2017) announced that the installation of solar panels is complete atop the relocated Seattle-area store currently under construction in Renton, WA that will open in early Spring 2017. The project is the largest solar rooftop array in the state […]

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Carrefour Taiwan inaugurates SIGUREC intelligent waste disposal stations

Taiwan, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Taiwan inaugurated SIGUREC, the first intelligent waste disposal stations in collaboration with Tainan city government in An Ping store on 3rd of January. The set up of the convenient recycle station enable the citizens’ willingness and further reduce the waste. Carrefour, as one of Tainan citizens, is […]

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Ende einer Ära: PENNY schickt die Plastiktüte in Rente

Ende einer Ära: PENNY schickt die Plastiktüte in Rente   Koln, Deutschland, 2016-Dec-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Im Rahmen seiner Nachhaltigkeitsstrategie setzt PENNY ein weiteres Ausrufezeichen: In ganz Deutschland verzichtet der Discounter auf den Verkauf von Plastiktüten und setzt künftig auf die mehrfache Verwendung der angebotenen Alternativen Papiertragetasche, Permanenttragetasche und Baumwolltragetasche. Bereits heute (7.12.) […]

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