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Sustainability is increasingly catching up with traditional purchasing parameters such as value and time to market. Likewise, customer willingness to pay for a premium for sustainability products has also been increasing. Find out everything about sustainability in retail on this page. Contact us if you would like to know more. 

Get Started

To help you get started, here are some articles which will help you understand where emissions in retail come from?

Key Trends

Key trends in retail that everyone in this sector should look out for. We give our top four picks in this section

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Recycling materials

Recycling old clothes and avoiding them making their way to landfills

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Using new sustainable materials

Avoiding harmful materials like polyester or animal based leather which are harmful for the environment

04

Building green stores

From eliminating the use of plastics in your stores to procuring green energy to power them.

Company Profiles

Learn how companies around the world are fighting climate change. Learn more about their climate footprint, goals and key initiatives.

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Find out more about H&M group's sustainability strategy, policies, goals, programmes and performance data 

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Understanding IKEA's climate footprint, environmental goals to reduce their carbon footprint and key initiatives

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Learn about Walmart's Project Gigaton where they aim to reduce carbon emissions by 1 gigaton by 2030

Startup Profiles

Learn how startups around the world in retail are innovating to build a more sustainable future.

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Find out more about the california-based startup Vitro Labs which makes cell-cultivated leather and has raised $46 million so far

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Find out how Rubi labs, a startup based in San Francisco, is turning carbon emissions into natural fibers

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Learn how a Detroit based startup is using 100% FSC certified wood in all its products and is bringing sustainable furniture to the masses