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Retailers look to direct operations and supply chains to reduce emissions

Retailers look to direct operations and supply chains to reduce emissions | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

Many of the nation's largest retailers have made commitments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, a decision that could lead to savings on energy expenses. A recent report by the Carbon Disclosure Project estimated suppliers saved $19.3 billion annually as a result of emission reduction efforts.

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Walmart introduces new plastic waste reduction commitments for US private brand suppliers

Walmart introduces new plastic waste reduction commitments for US private brand suppliers | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

Walmart has introduced a new wave of plastic waste reduction commitments and it will look to achieve these through its vast US supply chain ecosystem. The company announced the new commitments at its annual supplier forum this week and confirmed that it will affect more than 30,000 Stock Keeping Units (SKU) within Walmart’s portfolio. Walmart identified that it will focus heavily on its private brand packaging as it will look to encourage national brand suppliers to follow in its sustainable footsteps.

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UK Supermarkets Lead in Commitment to Responsible Recruitment Throughout their Supply Chains

UK Supermarkets Lead in Commitment to Responsible Recruitment Throughout their Supply Chains | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

UK supermarkets including Aldi, Co-op, M&S, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose & Partners have joined together as Founding Sponsors of the Responsible Recruitment Toolkit (RRT) to offer expert, pragmatic support to their suppliers in order to achieve responsible recruitment in their supply chains. Recruitment and labour provision have been identified as presenting amongst the greatest worker exploitation risks in supply chains. In response, leading UK supermarkets have taken proactive action to collaborate as Founding Sponsors of ResponsibleRecruitmentToolkit.org, the pioneering one-stop, practical capacity building tool supporting businesses to embed responsible recruitment practices in their supply chains.

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