The Home Depot® expands its alternative energy portfolio with additional solar rooftop installations at 50 stores

ATLANTA, 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot® today (Aug 17, 2017) announced the addition of solar installations at 50 stores as it continues to expand its alternative energy portfolio, essentially creating mini solar farms out of unused rooftops. The project will reduce electricity grid demand by an estimated 30 to 35 percent annually […]

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Solar Brokers Canada and Lowe’s Canada to provide solar energy installation services to homeowners throughout Ontario

TORONTO (ON) and BOUCHERVILLE (QC), 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Solar Brokers Canada, one of the largest residential solar providers in Canada, its affiliate Green Lion Eco Group, a solar engineering and project management company, and Lowe’s Canada, a leading home improvement company operating more than 600 stores in Canada under different banners, today […]

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Albert Heijn-DC in Pijnacker krijgt ruim 10.000 zonnepanelen

Albert Heijn-DC in Pijnacker krijgt ruim 10.000 zonnepanelen   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vandaag legde Anneke de Vries, SVP Real Estate, Construction and Franchise bij Albert Heijn, het eerste zonnepaneel op het dak van het distributiecentrum in Pijnacker. In totaal krijgt het DC 10.788 zonnepanelen die op jaarbasis 1.387 ton CO2 reduceren. […]

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British Land installed 1,100 solar panels at its Serpentine Green Regional retail centre in Peterborough

British Land installed 1,100 solar panels at its Serpentine Green Regional retail centre in Peterborough   London, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has installed 1,100 solar panels at its 337,000 sq ft Serpentine Green Regional retail centre in Peterborough, in one of the UK’s largest retail rooftop solar projects. The solar installation […]

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Tesco: new ‘Bag for Life’ to replace single use carrier bags; sales of the bag will fund community projects across Britain

Tesco: new ‘Bag for Life’ to replace single use carrier bags; sales of the bag will fund community projects across Britain   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today ( 08 Aug 2017 ) announced that from 28 August single use carrier bags will be replaced by a new ‘Bag for Life’ made […]

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Textilbündnis: REWE Group verabschiedet eigenen Maßnahmenplan

Textilbündnis: REWE Group verabschiedet eigenen Maßnahmenplan   Bereits 70 Prozent der Textilien aus nachhaltigerer Baumwolle Koln, Germany, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mit dem Beitritt zum „Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien“ im Jahr 2015 hat sich die REWE Group verpflichtet, die ökologischen, sozialen und ökonomischen Bedingungen in internationalen textilen Lieferketten nachhaltig zu verbessern. Dazu gehört […]

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BILLA Nachhaltigkeit: Insektenhotels bringen BILLA Wiesen zum Blühen

Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Im Zuge der Initiative „Blühendes Österreich“ wurden auf dem Gelände der BILLA Filialen Vösendorf und Traiskirchen Insektenhotels errichtet. Damit bald vermehrt Wildbienen summen und Blüten bestäubt werden und so die heimische Flora rund um die BILLA Filialen zum Blühen gebracht wird. Die Übergabe erfolgte durch BILLA Vertriebsdirektor Josef […]

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Stella McCartney announces new partnership with Bolt Threads on fashion eco innovation

New York, 2017-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stella McCartney continues the brand’s dedication to fashion eco innovation with the announcement of a new partnership with Bolt Threads, a Bay Area-based biotechnology company creating the next generation of advanced materials. This new collaboration will push boundaries in fabric innovation and usher in the next generation of […]

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Rakuten and Banpu to collaborate in electricity retail business and environmental values trading

Tokyo, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. and Banpu Public Company Limited today (JULY 18, 2017) announced that the two companies have reached agreement to form a comprehensive partnership in the fields of the electricity retail business and environmental values trading*1. Under the agreement, Rakuten and Banpu will cooperate on the development of business models […]

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Stella McCartney unveils Winter 2017 Ad Campaign

London, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staying true to the designer’s commitment to sustainability and responsibility, the striking new campaign in collaboration with artist Urs Fischer and photographer Harley Weir explores the issue of waste and consumption. Shot amidst the man-made landscapes formed from the accumulation of discarded items on the Eastern Coast of […]

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Marine Conservation Society and Waitrose partners to fight plastic beach pollution

UK’s leading marine charity joins forces with supermarket to fight plastic beach pollution London, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UK’s leading marine charity, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) and supermarket, Waitrose, have joined forces to create a new series of beach and river clean events to get more people than ever before cleaning […]

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A.S. Watson Group recognised for its commitment and achievement in implementing green practices within workplace

A.S. Watson Group recognised for its commitment and achievement in implementing green practices within workplace   Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — For three consecutive years, A.S. Watson Group (ASW) and its retail brands in HK were awarded the Green Office Label in the Green Office Awards Labelling Scheme (GOALS) organised by World […]

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Waitrose announces new target of making all own-label packaging widely recyclable, reusable or home compostable by 2025

London, 2017-Jul-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Triangular sandwich wrappers in Waitrose will soon be easier to recycle – in a first for UK supermarkets. The move is being achieved by making the cardboard sandwich packaging easy to separate from the plastic film, which isn’t recyclable. The move is a step towards Waitrose’s new target […]

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Macy’s Green Living employee committee “Connect with Nature” initiatives to serve the community and raise environmental awareness

Macy’s Green Living employee committee “Connect with Nature” initiatives to serve the community and raise environmental awareness   CINCINNATI, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As a part of Macy’s (NYSE:M) commitment to sustainability, the company’s Green Living employee committee developed several “Connect with Nature” initiatives during Earth Week 2017 to serve the community and […]

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Ein Jahr im Zeichen der Schweizer Berge

BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Heute Morgen wurde auf der Fluonalp im Kanton Obwalden der Alpenparcours der Coop Patenschaft für Berggebiete eröffnet. Anlass dafür bot die Jubiläums-Auftaktfeier der Coop Patenschaft für Berggebiete, die dieses Jahr ihr 75-jähriges Bestehen feiert. Auf einem gemütlichen Rundweg, der über drei Alpen führt, können während des ganzen Sommers […]

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Stella McCartney opens her first store in Florence, Italy

Florence, 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stella McCartney opens her first store in Florence on Via dei Tosinghi 52r within the city’s historic center a stone throw away from the famous Basilica di Santa Maria Novella.  The brand’s 3rd location in Italy, the Florence store follows in the new design concept introduced at the […]

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Colruyt Group’s “Recycle” Tricycle Designed To Collect Litter at Events

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Event organisers who want to ban litter, can borrow an electrical ‘Recycle’ tricycle from Colruyt Group’s environment service free of charge. This Belgian novelty was designed to clean up waste separately at events. The tricycle was used for the first time at the children’s art festival SuperVliegSuperMouche in […]

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Stella McCartney unveils short film celebrating her first AW menswear collection

London, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tonight (June 12, 2017) Stella McCartney celebrated her first AW menswear collection with a reveal of a short film directed by Sean Ellils featuring Cillian Murphy. The premiere of the film was part of a pub lock in at the Ye Olde Mitre in which guests were also […]

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Colruyt Group starts to convert 234 older stores into low-energy stores this year

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year, Colruyt Group started to convert all of its older stores into low-energy stores this year. Over a 12-year period, 234 stores will be converted to energy-efficiency. The wave of conversions is a new step to create stores which do not use fossil fuel and to introduce […]

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REWE und PENNY testen neuartiges Graspapier für alternative Verpackungen

REWE und PENNY testen neuartiges Graspapier für alternative Verpackungen   Getrocknetes Gras ersetzt Holz bei der Produktion von Verpackungsmaterial Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast vier Jahre tüftelten die Entwickler einer Hennefer Papierfabrik an der Herstellung eines völlig neuartigen Verpackungsmaterials. Das Besondere daran: Das Papier besteht zu 40  Prozent aus sonnengetrocknetem Gras […]

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Majid Al Futtaim Properties announces first solar power deal with Enova

Majid Al Futtaim Properties announces first solar power deal with with Enova   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Enova – the regional leader in integrated energy and multi-technical services – will supply solar power to four Majid Al Futtaim malls, delivering expected savings of AED 80 million. Enova’s first solar power deal with […]

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Stella McCartney extends collaboration with Parley for the Oceans to fight marine plastic pollution

New York, 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Continuing its ongoing commitment to sustainability, Stella McCartney today (June 6, 2017) announces an extended collaboration with Parley for the Oceans, supporting the movement to raise awareness for the beauty and fragility of the oceans and commits to Parley AIR Strategy to fight marine plastic pollution. Parley’s […]

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Marks & Spencer launches new eco and ethical programme – Plan A 2025

New eco and ethical ambition set 10 years after original 100-point five-year plan London, 2017-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer today (01 Jun 2017) launches a new sustainability plan – Plan A 2025. The eco and ethical programme is an ambitious, customer focused plan that builds on the success of the first […]

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VITORIA-GASTEIZ WINE CITY y EROSKI presentan una bota reciclable como alternativa al vidrio para las fiestas de La Blanca

VITORIA-GASTEIZ WINE CITY y EROSKI presentan una bota reciclable como alternativa al vidrio para las fiestas de La Blanca   Bajo el lema “Ez bota la bota” presentan un envase medioambientalmente sostenible Tendrá un precio de venta simbólico de 0,50 euros, cuya recaudación irá destinada íntegramente a una organización sin ánimo de lucro Con esta […]

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M&S Energy launches £300,000 Community Energy Fund to support energy projects and technologies across the UK

LONDON, 2017-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third year, M&S Energy is today (22 May 2017) launching the M&S Energy Community Energy Fund, with up to £300,000 available to support community energy projects and technologies across the UK. Any not for profit organisation that wants to use renewable energy to provide community benefits […]

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Glenmorangie launches two ambitious projects to purify and clean all the waste water from its whisky distillery

Glenmorangie launches two ambitious projects to purify and clean all the waste water from its whisky distillery   Paris, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Glenmorangie initiated two ambitious projects at the end of May to purify and clean all the waste water from its whisky distillation process. The first is the creation of an anaerobic […]

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H&M Foundation makes new commitment to improving education, clean water and women’s economic empowerment

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — With a donation of $20.5 million and three new Global Programs the non-profit H&M Foundation makes a new strong commitment to long-lasting improvements in education, clean water and women’s economic empowerment. The goal is not only to transform lives for some of the world’s poorest, but also […]

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UNHCR turns on new solar plant in Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp funded by IKEA Foundation

Azraq, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, switched on today (17 May 2017) the newly constructed solar plant in Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp. Funded by the IKEA Foundation’s Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign, the solar farm has brought power to a population that lived for two years without electricity and […]

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Entrust Energy joins Retail Energy Supply Association as its newest member

Entrust Energy Joins RESA’s Efforts to Promote Retail Markets That Benefit Consumers Harrisburg, PA, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Energy Supply Association (RESA), the nation’s leading organization representing competitive retail energy suppliers dedicated to creating and sustaining vibrantly competitive electricity and natural gas markets for the benefit of consumers, welcomes Entrust Energy […]

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Citycon builds new Lippulaiva shopping centre in Espoo that will house the largest geothermal power plant in the world

Citycon builds new Lippulaiva shopping centre in Espoo that will house the largest geothermal power plant in the world   Helsinki, Finland, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Citycon is building the new state-of-the-art Lippulaiva shopping centre in Espoo, Helsinki Area. The heating and cooling of the shopping centre will be produced by renewable, carbon-neutral geothermal […]

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