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.
Tesco, the world's third-largest retailer, expects to source more clothes from Ethiopia, but wants the nascent industry there to uphold high ethical standards. ||| London - Tesco, the world's third-largest retailer, expects to sourc... Read Post
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