CBRE supports promising new technologies for built environment

Venture Capital Fund to Back New Technologies for the Built Environment Los Angeles, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) today (May 2, 2017) announced that the company is a founding anchor investor in Fifth Wall Ventures Management, LLC (Fifth Wall Ventures), the first significant venture capital fund entirely focused on […]

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Co-op Refinery Complex’s Wastewater Improvement Project named Industrial Water Project of the Year at the Global Water Awards

Saskatoon, SK, 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wastewater Improvement Project at the Co-op Refinery Complex was named Industrial Water Project of the Year at the annual Global Water Awards held in Madrid, Spain, on April 24. The award recognizes the project, commissioned in 2016, that represents the most impressive technical or environmental achievement […]

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Casey’s General Stores to offer higher ethanol blends of E15 and E85 in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas

ANKENY , IA, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Casey’s General Stores, Inc., a Midwest convenience store chain, announced it will expand consumer choice by offering higher ethanol blends of E15 and E85 at 17 sites in Illinois, Iowa, and Kansas. E15 is a fuel that contains 15 percent ethanol and works well for any car […]

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Giant Tiger Stores Limited honoured with Advanced RTU Campaign Award

Giant Tiger Stores Limited honoured with Advanced RTU Campaign Award   OTTAWA, 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Tiger Stores Limited was recognized for their management and excellence in commercial building rooftop unit efficiency at the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) National Conference in Dallas, Texas. Giant Tiger’s Mark Pasini, Senior Manager, Energy and […]

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Center for Retail Compliance, National Association for Environmental Management partner over NAEM’s 2017 Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS) Management Forum

Arlington , VA, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Center for Retail Compliance (CRC) announced today ( 4/24/2017) a new partnership with the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) to ensure that a strong thread of retail-specific content will be on the agenda for NAEM’s 2017 Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS) Management Forum. The Forum […]

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Walmart asks suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by one gigaton

Through release of a sustainability toolkit, Walmart asks suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by one gigaton – the equivalent to taking more than 211 million passenger vehicles off of U.S. roads for an entire year BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 19, 2017), during Walmart’s annual Milestone Summit, the company […]

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Patrick Leonard: Green Direct is a way Starbucks can select what type of energy we buy, rather than that being predetermined by the utility

SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Every Friday, members of Starbucks Treasury and Facilities teams set aside time to watch video footage taken by a drone flying over a shimmering 260-acre construction site on what was formerly a degraded landscape in Robeson County, N.C. Week after week since last fall, they’ve been monitoring the progress […]

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H&M joins Textile Exchange’s global initiative to develop joint solutions and global standard and certification for responsible leather

All our leather products should be produced in a socially and environmentally sustainable way, and with consideration to animal welfare. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a recent report, PETA raises important issues about leather. We agree with PETA that there are several challenges within the leather industry, which is why we […]

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IKEA US stores, Goodwill Industries International to host their first national furniture take back activity on Earth Day

IKEA US leads the way in helping customers understand how to live a sustainable life at home Conshohocken, PA, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA US announced today that on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd from 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., as part of the ‘IKEA Sustainable Living Your Way Event’, IKEA US stores* (41 […]

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Whole Foods Market’s 365 Everyday Value® canned tuna earned green ranking in 2017 Greenpeace Canned Tuna Shopping Guide

Retailer recognized for strict purchasing policies, transparency and commitment to one-by-one catch methods AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the 2017 Greenpeace Canned Tuna Shopping Guide, Whole Foods Market’s 365 Everyday Value® canned tuna earned a green ranking, identified as a best choice for consumers. Whole Foods Market is the only retailer whose […]

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The Home Depot® announces new consumer energy and GHG reduction goals for 2020

ATLANTA, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its effort to help reduce energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the more than 2,000 communities where it operates, The Home Depot® has announced new consumer energy and GHG reduction goals for 2020. Anchored by the use of ENERGY STAR certified products, the consumer-driven goals […]

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Lindex sustainability report for 2016 released

Göteborg, Sweden, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 19, 2017) Lindex sustainability report for 2016 is released. The fashion company shows progress within several areas as a result of a dedicated sustainability work with partnership, innovation and transparency in the centre. Sustainability is essential in our business at Lindex. I am very proud of […]

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Kohl’s released its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) released its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, outlining the strides the company has made to fulfill its purpose to inspire and empower families to lead fulfilled lives. Through continued action that positively impacts the community, its more than 140,000 associates and the […]

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VEGGIE BAGS EROBERN DIE MIGROS NATIONAL

VEGGIE BAGS EROBERN DIE MIGROS NATIONAL   Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die wiederverwendbaren Veggie Bags für Früchte und Gemüse im Offenverkauf haben ihre Testphase in der Migros Zürich erfolgreich bestanden. Ab heute kann man Veggie Bags in allen Migros-Filialen in der ganzen Schweiz kaufen. Die wiederverwendbaren transparenten Veggie Bags zum Abpacken von […]

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Majid Al Futtaim launches its Net Positive strategy

Majid Al Futtaim launches its Net Positive strategy   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has today ( APRIL 18, 2017) launched its Net Positive strategy in the presence of Dr. Thani Ahmad Al […]

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ShopRite highlights their commitment in protecting the planet in celebration of Earth Day

ShopRite highlights their commitment in protecting the planet in celebration of Earth Day   Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Apr-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite stores are going beyond the supermarket aisle to highlight their commitment to protecting the planet in celebration of Earth Day, and ShopRite is encouraging consumers to get involved. ShopRite applies sustainable solutions in […]

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90% of Businesses Practice Regular Sustainable Activities According to Staples Sustainability Survey

FRAMINGHAM, Mass, 2017-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS),  an industry leader in sustainable efforts, found that more than 90% of businesses practice some form of eco-friendly activity regularly, including recycling, making energy-efficient choices, and/or shopping for more eco-friendly products. “Making daily green choices is not a trend, it is a regular […]

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Staples Recognized for Energy Efficiency Achievements for Eighth Consecutive Year

FRAMINGHAM, Mass, 2017-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) has been named a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements, the eighth year in a row the company has been honored. Staples’ accomplishments will be recognized […]

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Whole Foods Market stores to host one-day sale on organic produce On Earth Day, April 22

AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Earth Day, April 22, all Whole Foods Market stores will have a one-day sale on organic produce. Customers will receive $5 off any purchase of $25 or more of organic produce. Whole Foods Market is celebrating Earth Day with organic produce for its many environmental benefits. Organic […]

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Staples honored with 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for the eighth year

For Eighth Year in a Row, Staples is Recognized for Achievements in Energy Efficiency FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) has been named a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements, the […]

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Whole Foods Market highlights its environmental stewardship in honor of Earth Month

Austin, Texas, 2017-Apr-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beyond kale chips and smoothies, Whole Foods Market has another “green” mission – to support and advance environmental stewardship in everything it does, whether that’s building a new store or bagging groceries. In honor of Earth Month, here are five green things you might not know about Whole […]

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CBRE marks the tenth consecutive year of being recognized for ENERGY STAR performance

CBRE recognized for its ongoing commitment to protect the environment Los Angeles, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) with a 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency. […]

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Sears Holdings’ superior energy efficiency achievements earns recognition

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings has been named a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner for continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Sears Holdings’ accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department […]

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The H&M group outlines new goals and commitments in its Sustainability Report 2016

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M group Sustainability Report 2016 is published today (4 APR, 2017), outlining several new goals including a commitment to use 100% recycled or other sustainably sourced materials by 2030 and to become climate positive throughout its entire value chain by 2040. Another key highlight is the […]

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7‑Eleven Texas stores to purchase 100 percent Texas wind energy from TXU Energy

7‑Eleven Texas stores to purchase 100 percent Texas wind energy from TXU Energy   IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. has signed an agreement with TXU Energy to purchase 100 percent Texas wind energy for all its Texas stores located in competitive energy markets. The 96-month wind energy agreement, which impacts 425 […]

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PENNY unterstützt Initiative „Plastiktütenfreies Osnabrück“

PENNY unterstützt Initiative „Plastiktütenfreies Osnabrück“   Klimabotschafter der Ursulaschule zeichnen Discounter für Verzicht auf Plastiktüten aus Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Apr-03 — /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 die neue  umweltfreundlichere […]

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IKEA completes installation of one of Ohio’s largest solar rooftops on its future Columbus store

COLUMBUS, OH, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (03/28/2017) announced that the solar panel installation is complete atop its future Columbus store opening Summer 2017. The array is one of the largest solar rooftops in Ohio, just as is the Cincinnati-area one. The Columbus store’s 213,000-square-foot solar […]

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Tesco exclusively launches British invention Anyway Spray to help customers cut down on household waste

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s one of the great frustrations of housework – getting near the end of a bottle of cleaning fluid and not being able to squeeze out the last few drops. But now a ground-breaking British invention called Anyway Spray is being exclusively launched by Tesco […]

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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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