Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2015-10-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 21 and 22 October 2015, Carrefour France will be staging the first Innovation and Energy Fair with the support of the Nicolas Hulot Foundation. The B2B event will bring together more than 50 eco-companies from both France and overseas, the aim being to share energy efficiency solutions and the innovations of tomorrow with the retailer’s decision-makers.
As one of the partners involved in the COP21, Carrefour is committed to ensuring compliance with the principles of sustainable development in all the areas in which it operates and introduced a global initiative to increase its energy efficiency and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions back in 2004. With the help of its employees and stakeholders, Carrefour has set itself the ambitious target of reducing its CO2 emissions by 40% between 2010 and 2025, and by 70% between now and 2050. The energy optimisation initiatives it has so far introduced have already reduced energy consumption in its France hypermarkets by 37% since 2004.