Clothing shops display carbon footprint pledges

Clothing firms Next, ASOS and Topshop owner Arcadia Group are among those pledging to measure and report on the carbon footprint of their clothes over the weekend. Twenty-two firms representing more than a third of UK clothing sales also committed to cutting their carbon, lower water use and waste, using new baseline targets by 2020. […]

Retailers trumpet beaten green goals

British retailers today trumpeted their progress on beating self-imposed goals for cutting carbon emissions and waste. A report released today by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) shows retailers exceeded targets in energy efficiency, water use and cutting down emissions from transport, while they are “on track” to getting their customers to do the same. The […]