In the pilot, retail partners and brands involved will divert their pre- and post-consumer footwear to FastFeetGrinded, where the materials will be recycled and repurposed.
Target Corporation committed to sourcing 100% of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030, the retailer said. The company expects this domestic operations goal to help them power stores, distribution centers, and offices more sustainably.
Target Corporation has replaced old fluorescent ceiling light fixtures with more than 2 million LED fixtures in nearly all stores across the United States. The retailer says this switch over the past several years saved the company millions of dollars and reduced energy usage.
Target Corporation agreed to pay $7.4 million this month as part of a settlement over the company’s handling and disposal of retail hazardous waste in California.
Jennifer Silberman, vice president of corporate responsibility at Target, talks about how the retailer is managing freshwater throughout their supply chain.
Greenpeace’s 2018 Supermarket Sustainable Seafood Scorecard ranked 22 US retailers on policy, initiatives, labeling and transparency, and inventory. Whole Foods, Hy-Vee, Aldi, and Target received leading scores. Save Mart and Wakefern scored the lowest.
Target already exceeded its 2020 goal to divert 70% of retail waste from landfills through reuse or recycling, according to the company’s newly published 2018 corporate responsibility report. As a result, Target set a new goal to achieve a 75% diversion rate by the end of this year.
Target, Tesco and CVS Health have joined Walmart in an agreement to collect data from suppliers, through non-profit CDP, regarding their overall environmental footprint. By asking suppliers to report on their environmental footprint, the retailers aim to reduce environmental risk and cut carbon emissions in their supply chains. The total number of companies now reporting through CDP marks an increase
Sustainability expert Josh Prigge discusses the emerging corporate net positive movement, and shares examples of regenerative practices in action.
A new report from the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB), which is backed by a $5 trillion investor coalition, calls out 28 companies for failing to provide human rights information.
China launched a cap-and-trade program this week that will initially just cover its electricity industry, which is powered mostly by coal-fired generation. In due course, it will expand and involve its transportation and industrial sectors.
The global community will meet in November in Bonn, Germany to hammer the details of a climate agreement reached in Paris in December 2015 -- one that the United States had once been a part but one that it now "rejects."