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Europe’s leading progressive retailers pledge to take more than 100 new actions to commit to the Circular Economy

Europe’s leading progressive retailers pledge to take more than 100 new actions to commit to the Circular Economy

The Retail Forum for Sustainability on 1 June 2016 saw Europe’s leading progressive retailers pledge to take more than 100 new actions to transform the retail sector and truly commit to the Circular Economy. These actions take in the full life cycle of products and include steps on sustainable sourcing, increased energy efficiency and food waste. They were officially presented to Mr Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, after the Forum's first bi-annual conference and are now available to the general public via an online tool and ERRT look forward to showcasing these and further commitments in the future.

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