Kingfisher “only scratching surface” of green scheme

Kingfisher’s scheme to become “net positive” in how it uses resources has made “steady progress” in its first year – but much more is yet to be done. One year on from launching, the owner of B&Q UK and Ireland and China, European DIY chains Brico Depot and Castorama brought out a report on its […]

Timber! Kingfisher cuts energy intensity by 10%

B&Q owner Kingfisher has cut down on how much energy it uses after taking the plunge on a commitment to put more back into the environment that it takes out by 2050. The home improvement retailer made the “beyond zero” pledge for four areas – timber, energy, innovation and communities – last year and published […]

Kingfisher follows M&S’ footsteps for green plans

The owners of B&Q are set to follow Marks & Spencer in a path to become more sustainable. Kingfisher, which owns B&Q and Screwfix, published its ‘2012 Corporate Responsibility Report’ last week following an announcement in March about its new sustainability project ‘Net Positive’. The report comes after M&S published its own commitments to address […]