Amazon has issued its largest ever bond borrowing $18.5 billion in cash investors say it “doesn’t need”.

Amazon borrows $18.5 billion it “doesn’t need” to fund sustainability initiatives

Amazon has issued its largest ever bond borrowing $18.5 billion in cash investors say it “doesn’t need”.
50m pieces of plastic scrapped from Tesco beers & ciders

Tesco to scrap 50m pieces of plastic from beers & ciders

Tesco is set to become the first major retailer to scrap soft plastic rings and shrink wrap packaging from all beers and (...)
Made.com Philippe Chainieux

Made.com announces zero-cost giveaway initiative to reduce waste

Made.com has announced a new zero-waste, zero-cost giveaway initiative as part of its plans to become a sustainable business.
Co-op Steve Murrells carbon emissions BRC

Co-op CEO Steve Murrells to chair BRC’s new climate steering group

Co-op chief executive Steve Murrells is set to lead as the chair of the BRC’s new Climate Action Roadmap steering group.
Superdrug Corporate Social Responsibility CSR Nigel Duxbury

Superdrug launches first ever Corporate Social Responsibility report

Superdrug has launched its first ever Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report as it commits to a new sustainability programme.
10p plastic bag charge to come into force in England on May 21

10p plastic bag charge to come into force in England on May 21

The single-use carrier bag charge will increase from 5p to 10p and extend to all retailers in England from May 21, the government (...)
Natura &Co The Body Shop

The Body Shop owner Natura &Co raises over £700m in sustainability-linked bonds

The parent company of The Body Shop, Avon, and Aesop, has completed an international fundraising of $1 billion in bonds linked to sustainability goals.
Amazon rainforest

Tesco & Aldi among retailers to warn Brazil over law threatening Amazon rainforest

Major supermarkets in the UK have issued a warning to Brazil that they could stop sourcing products from the country if it passes a law which threatens the Amazon rainforest.
Co-op to make plant-based food range cost the same as meat equivalents

Co-op to make plant-based food range cost the same as meat equivalents

The Co-op is to price match its own-brand plant-based food range against equivalent meat products to help shoppers adopt “flexitarian” (...)
Ikea launches furniture "Buy Back" scheme

Ikea launches furniture “Buy Back” scheme

Ikea has launched its delayed “Buy Back” scheme allowing customers to sell their old furniture back to the retailer.

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