12 Oct '11, 12am

Sainsbury's checks out £1bn sustainability strategy

Geothermal energy heating the store, less packaging around the products, and a proliferation of greener produce looks set to become the norm for one of the UK's largest supermarket chains, after Sainsbury's last night became the latest retailer to unveil a demanding new sustainability strategy. The supermarket giant announced a £1bn sustainability programme designed to meet a raft of new environmental targets, including a commitment to reduce operational carbon emissions by 30 per cent against 2005 levels by the end of the decade. FURTHER READING Report: Sustainable products to be mainstream by 2020 Smarter Sainsbury's promises intelligent store Goals on cutting packaging, increasing sales of fairly traded products to £1bn, and ensuring all fish sold is certified as sustainable were also included in the supermarket's newly launched 20 by 20 plan, which lists 20 corporate t...

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