02 Oct '12, 7am

Asda provides update on green supply chain push, reveals it is saving company money and carbon

Asda is expanding its supplier sustainability scheme, after it helped inspire innovations that saved the company £13m over the last 10 months. The Sustain and Save Exchange Programme allows the retailer and its suppliers to share best practice and innovations in energy, waste, and water efficiency through a dedicated online portal. FURTHER READING 'Ugly' fruit and veg make the grade on UK supermarket shelves BHS pilots 'freecycle for businesses' It already covers a sixth of Asda's supply base and £3bn worth of products and will now be rolled out to all fresh, frozen, and chilled suppliers. The supermarket says the move will make it the biggest programme for supplier collaboration on resource efficiency and sustainability in the UK. Through the scheme over 300 suppliers, including high profile names such as Youngs Seafood, Warburtons and Cranswick, will now be able to share...

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