British Retailers Encourage Responsible Drinking With Revised Alcohol Label

LABEL REFLECTS LATEST CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICERS’ ADVICE ON ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION London, 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — British retailers have today (March 22, 2017) taken a lead in encouraging more responsible behaviour towards alcohol by unveiling a newly revised label that will appear on alcoholic products in supermarkets across the country. The British Retail Consortium […]

BRC: Government must show real leadership in getting every single food company to commit fully in tackling Childhood Obesity

LONDON, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Government’s Childhood Obesity Plan will have the desired impact only if it ensures the full and equal participation of all companies across every part of the food industry. Retailers are concerned that the Plan as it stands, relies too heavily on voluntary agreements which have in the past […]

UK’s leading retailers achieved the target to source 100 per cent certified sustainable palm oil by 2015

London, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UK’s leading retailers[1] have achieved an ambitious target to source 100 per cent certified sustainable palm oil[2] by 2015. The target was part of the BRC-led environmental initiative ‘A Better Retailing Climate'[3], through which major retailers have set themselves a number of voluntary goals to improve the environmental […]

BRC, EJF and WWF-UK inform UK industry, retailers and brands of the risks associated with “pirate” fishing

– Guide issued to industry on how to ensure illegal fish is kept out of supply chains – Global annual cost of ‘pirate’ fishing estimated to be as much as US $23.5 billion LONDON, 2015-2-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a detailed joint ‘Advisory Note’ launched today, the British Retail Consortium (BRC), Environmental Justice […]

BRC report confirms Britain’s retailers are on course to meet ambitious voluntary targets to reduce the direct environmental impact of their operations

LONDON, 2015-1-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The latest report from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) confirms Britain’s retailers are on course to meet ambitious voluntary targets to reduce the direct environmental impact of their operations. The figures and case studies, which form part of the BRC’s progress report on the industry initiative A Better Retailing […]