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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]