Articles in category: Ethical sourcing

Asda to roll out hub for collaboration on sustainability across supply chain

Asda is expanding its Sustain & Save Exchange programme for suppliers, following the news that it has saved £13m through sustainability innovations over the past year. The scheme, which launched in early 2012, enables Asda and its suppliers to share

Waitrose ties up with Start initiative to launch sustainable living campaign

Waitrose ties up with Start initiative to launch sustainable living campaign

Waitrose has teamed up with Start, the sustainable living initiative inspired by HRH The Prince of Wales, to launch a campaign across its 284 shops, to help people take their next steps towards greener living.  The Start September initiative will feature a selection of

Co-operative extends premium own label Fairtrade coffee range

Co-operative extends premium own label Fairtrade coffee range

The Co-operative Food has extended its premium Truly Irresistible Fairtrade coffee range with four new varieties in time for Fairtrade Fortnight (27 February-11 March 2012). The new additions to the Fairtrade coffee range come from Kenya, Guatemala, Tanzania and Papua New Guinea.  According to the retailer, each of the new products has

Co-operative launches ethical plan and promotes customer buy-in

Co-operative launches ethical plan and promotes customer buy-in

The Co-operative Group is launching a three-year corporate ethical plan, which it claims will spearhead its membership drive from 6m to 20m members by 2020 and help build a more sustainable economy. It includes operational carbon reduction targets, which it