Retailers face major challenges when it comes to sustainability. They source products made all over the world. They use lots of energy to keep stores well lit and comfortable. They sells products that could one day end up in landfills.
But a new report from the Retail Industry Leaders Association says many retailers are taking bold steps to reduce their environmental footprints.
The Associated Press is reporting that Wal-Mart Stores plans to double its sales of locally sourced produce in the U.S. by the end of 2015. The move by the world’s biggest retailer is part of a new sustainable agriculture strategy t... Read Post
SEFI, the Sustainable Energy Finance Initiative (supported by the UN) launched its annual Global Trends Report. Among their findings: –New investment in sustainable energy has grown 60% since last year, up to $108.4 billion from 92.... Read Post
India has one of the lowest tariff rates in the world. There was cut-throat competition among the companies and the rise of many small companies that gave lucrative offers and took a lot of customers from the bigger fishes. And of c... Read Post