It’s easy to talk a good game on conditions in the supply chain, but how can you ensure it works in practice? Katie Kilgallen finds out how Marks & Spencer ensures fair trade really is fair
Rival retailers have begun to share lorries to help the environment and reduce costs. And joint distribution centres could be the next step. But logistical practicalities and the competitive nature of the industry are proving to be obstacles to innovation. Katie Kilgallen investigates
B&Q and Morrison’s are the two retailers among the first 12 companies to be awarded the new Carbon Trust Standard for tackling climate change.
Leading food retailers occupy five of the top six places in a poll to find the UK’s greenest brands, according to the 2008 ImagePower Green Brands survey.