Here’s how retail can be profitable and sustainable

GreenBiz

But retailers could also optimize back-end operations to reduce their environmental impact by using data to match customer purchasing habits with merchandise and inventory. e-commerce Retail

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IKEA, Nordstrom, Walgreens on the many opportunities for circularity in retail

GreenBiz

From recipes for recommerce to changing packaging ingredients, the retail sector is integral to adoption of the circular economy. Circular Economy Corporate Strategy Corporate Sustainability Logisitics Retail

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Sustainability Guide for Retail: Plastic Bag Alternatives

Green Business Bureau

Retailers need to make the switch from plastic shopping bags to eco-friendly alternatives. The post Sustainability Guide for Retail: Plastic Bag Alternatives appeared first on Green Business Bureau.

Retailers to collect waste electricals and lamps

Envirotec Magazine

Defra has confirmed that from the end of 2020, most retailers will be required to provide in-store WEEE takeback. The new requirement will apply to all retailers and wholesalers with annual sales of electrical items above £100,000. A lamp recycling point.

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Preserve Retail Competition

Energy and Cleantech Council

Proposals to eliminate competition in retail electric supply to consumers are in the air. A consultant to the Massachusetts attorney general has just published an update to a report of last year asserting that retail competition has led to nothing but losses.

thredUP partnerships open the door to secondhand shopping at major retailers

Inhabitat - Innovation

The consignment retailer and secondhand shop recently kicked off RAAS, or Resale-As-A-Service, a project to attract traditional department stores to get on board with more sustainable fashion

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The role of retail in renewables

Renewable Energy World

Regulators in a number of states are ratcheting up investigations into competitive retailer behavior and proposing new consumer protection rules.

Shell Acquires Renewables-Only Power Retailer in UK

GreenTechMedia

retail energy business, this deal will take the number of Shell Energy Retail’s U.K. residential customers to just under 1 million and adds to Shell’s presence in the B2B market,” said Colin Crooks, CEO, Shell Energy Retail.

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AI energy management system nominated for Retail Energy Forum’s annual awards

Envirotec Magazine

It is seemingly proven to deliver substantial savings in many sectors including retail, logistics, manufacturing and the public sector. EMMA AI provides remote and direct energy saving communication to those responsible for facilities management.

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Impossible Foods makes retail debut as Tim Hortons pulls Beyond Meat

AFN Sustainable Protein

The post Impossible Foods makes retail debut as Tim Hortons pulls Beyond Meat appeared first on AgFunderNews. The plant-based meat maker is launching at 27 Gelson’s locations in Southern California while Tim Hortons is backpedaling its Beyond Meat offerings.

Episode 213: The pandemic's impact on the clean economy, geoengineering geek out

GreenBiz

Plus, highlights from this week's webcast on how retailers can embrace the circular economy. Circular Economy climate tech COVID-19 Podcast Retail GreenBiz 350 Podcast

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How roasters and retailers can support farmers and make coffee more sustainable

GreenBiz

Collective action is needed. Corporate Social Responsibility Food & Agriculture Food Systems

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Online parts retailer releases survey on consumer e-waste negligence, and launches appliance repair initiative

Envirotec Magazine

The research, undertaken by online spare parts retailer eSpares, appears to confirm that consumers prefer to simply throw away their broken appliances, replacing them with new models and often ignoring the environmental implications.

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Dollar General, Sephora, Lowe's among 7 most improved retailers addressing toxic chemicals

GreenBiz

Sales of products marketed as sustainable are growing 5.6 times faster than conventionally marketed products. Chemicals & Toxics The Right Chemistry

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Social media: the new capital markets activism

GreenBiz

Retail Social Responsibility Thinking in SystemsIncreasingly, consumers and social media users are voicing their concerns — and companies are listening.

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Learning From Spotify, New Car Brand Lynk & Co Shakes Up Car Retail

Forbes Green Tech

Lynk & Co, the latest brand from Geely Auto and Volvo, is at the vanguard of car retail trends by offering a flexible leasing model like Netflix and Spotify, highly experiential centers in key cities and abiding to strict sustainable codes

Here’s how retail can be profitable and sustainable

AGreenLiving

But retailers could also optimize back-end operations to reduce their environmental impact by using data to match customer purchasing habits with merchandise and inventory. View post: Here’s how retail can be profitable and sustainable. There are obvious steps to reduce environmental impact such as getting rid of single-use plastics or curtailing excess packaging.

Beauty products can be more toxic for women of color — it's time to change that

GreenBiz

We should applaud the growing number of safer product commitments from retailers. Chemicals & Toxics Health Healthy Materials RetailBut we need to ensure improvements happen across the entire beauty aisle.

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Sewn up: G7 deal with retailers aims to bury fast fashion

Business Green

Growth in environmental concern pushes retailers to speed up attempts at sustainability

Building the Digital Energy Retailer: Lessons From IDC’s Worldwide Utilities 2020 Predictions

Bidgely

This blog expands on one of IDC’s 2020 predictions — that, by 2022, half of utilities and energy retailers will have reorganised their operations along the customer journey, leveraging agile to speed up processes and outcomes while increasing C-SAT by 30%.

Here’s what could go wrong with the circular economy — and how to keep it on track

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Data manufacturing RetailWe must make sure that increasing the efficiency of our industrial systems doesn't lead to more consumption.

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When is a vegan product not really vegan? Retailers warned over risk of inadvertently false claims

Business Green

Defining a product as vegan is more complex than many think, but new industry guidelines aim to help retailers assure consumers. Industry body the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has published new guidelines to help its members identify if a product is vegan or not.

Home Depot’s circle in the box store

GreenBiz

A Q&A with the CSO of the sixth-largest retailer in the world as the company increasingly figures out its place in the circular economy. Circular Economy Power Points Retail

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How roasters and retailers can support farmers and make coffee more sustainable

AGreenLiving

Here is the original: How roasters and retailers can support farmers and make coffee more sustainable. Collective action is needed. Business Green 100-percent airline-plans corporate strategy food-systems hvac longlist offsetting-and renewable energy

FAO: Between harvest and retail, 14 per cent of food is wasted

Business Green

Fruit and vegetables the most vulnerable to food waste at all stages of the supply chain across rich and poor countries, according to UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation

Target's target: Retail giant meets US solar goal ahead of schedule

Business Green

Company says solar can meet up to 40 per cent of power needs across its property estate

Dollar General, Sephora, Lowe’s among 7 most improved retailers addressing toxic chemicals

AGreenLiving

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Episode 213: The pandemic’s impact on the clean economy, geoengineering geek out

AGreenLiving

Plus, highlights from this week’s webcast on how retailers can embrace the circular economy. Business Eco Green circular climate-tech embrace-the-circular greenbiz 350 podcast highlights-from how-retailers podcast retail the-circular weekOriginally posted here: Episode 213: The pandemic’s impact on the clean economy, geoengineering geek out.

Tesla And Walmart Signal Detente After Retailer Sues Over Solar Panel Fires

Forbes Green Tech

The companies say they’re working to resolve problems with rooftop solar installations that caused fires at seven U. stores

How climate progress can move ahead as COVID-19 halts crucial conferences

AGreenLiving

Business Green all-sizes avenues changing-packaging circular corporate strategy covid-19 Eco embrace-the-circular for-progress highlights-from leadership retail the-retail“We must find other avenues for progress.” ” Here is the original: How climate progress can move ahead as COVID-19 halts crucial conferences.

Standard Chartered Bank launches Asia’s first retail product to fund the Sustainable Development Goals

Eco-Business

Standard Chartered Bank’s Sustainable Deposit is available to corporate and individual customers in Singapore, six months after being introduced in Europe. But can the bank can give a clearer picture of its impact as a whole

thredUP partnerships open the door to secondhand shopping at major retailers

AGreenLiving

Whether it is a handbag from the 1970s or a leather motorcycle jacket circa 1999, what’s old is new again, and online retailer thredUP sees the circular economy movement as a thriving opportunity. The consignment retailer and secondhand shop recently kicked off RAAS, or Resale-As-A-Service, a project to attract traditional department stores to get on board with more sustainable fashion.

ENERGY STORAGE IN RETAIL: ENERGY STORAGE EUROPE COOPERATES WITH EUROSHOP 2020

altenergymag

EuroShop be held from February 16 – 20, 2020 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany, the next ENERGY STORAGE EUROPE will take place from March 10 – 12, 2020 at the same venue

BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: Kuli Kuli launches moringa products into 2,500 Walmarts

AFN Sustainable Protein

Company Profiles FoodTech Industry Partnerships africa innovative food retail sustainable protein USAKuli Kuli is driving the moringa products market in the US with over 50% of a segment that's now in 3% of US households.

Beauty products can be more toxic for women of color — it’s time to change that

AGreenLiving

We should applaud the growing number of safer product commitments from retailers. Business Green Eco entire failing-on-one food-systems fourth from-retailers safer-product should-applaud the-mostBut we need to ensure improvements happen across the entire beauty aisle. View post: Beauty products can be more toxic for women of color — it’s time to change that.

Sculptural, tree-filled tower supports sustainable urbanism in Singapore

Inhabitat - Innovation

Designed with a mix of boutique retail and office spaces, the skyscraper champions the firm’s ideas of “sustainable urbanism

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Solis Powers 4MWs of Solar for Walmart in Mexico

altenergymag

High-efficiency Solis 60kW advances retail giant’s green goals

Citroen Introduces Ami, A €6,000 Electric Urban Transportation Vehicle

CleanTechnica

The Citroen Ami is an electric urban mobility device that retails for €6000. It will be available in France at the end of March and in other European countries later this year. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Citroen Citroen Ami electric car low cost electric car urban e

Restaurants are helping to drive carbon farming practices

GreenBiz

The industry that's bigger than agriculture and retail can incentivize regenerative land management practices. Food & Agriculture Regenerative Agriculture

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Avery Dennison’s Deon Stander on the future and benefits of enabling traceability

AGreenLiving

“We’re thinking about solutions and ideas that will allow us to enable a digital future for all companies and supply chains as well,” says Deon Stander, vice president and general manager of retail branding and information solutions at Avery Dennison. Business Green and-information and-ranchers cargill chains-as-well companies-and digital-future future has-continued impacts into-provide packaging retail-branding solutions-and while-it-has