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In this report we present an overview of sustainable development and identify how the three sustainability pillars (environment, social and economic) relate to the food and grocery industry.

We review the latest activity from leading UK retailers and suppliers as they seek to help shoppers be vegan for January and beyond. With examples from retailers including Tesco, Co-op, Waitrose, Sainsbury's, and Amazon, amongst others. 

Food discounters are now catching up with other major retailers in terms of sustainable developments and are sometimes leading the way. This report gives an overview on how Europe and North America based discounters are preparing and contributing to a more sustainable future. 

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Iceland has released its first public Food Waste Report, announcing a 23% reduction in food waste and a new nationwide food redistribution initiative.

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Spain-based Alcampo pledges to reduce food waste by launching a service in Madrid with Too Good To Go. Furthermore, it has partnered with Oxfam International reinforce its FairTrade products. Separately, Iceland claims it has reduced its use of plastic by 29% over two years, while, finally, Albert Heijn has announced plans to launch milk from carbon neutral farms in 2021.    Alcampo expands To...
Spain-based DIA has introduced an initiative to support food and safety in 2020. Separately, the group offers other initiatives to help different segments of the community facing up to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Social support initiatives DIA has launched a social support programme called DIA Contribuye 2020. The retailer has invested €1m to support vulnerable groups during th...
As Lulu sets out plans to open 30 stores in Saudi Arabia, ADNOC enhances its rewards programme, Abu Dhabi bans plastics and Carrefour Pakistan introduces a mobile app, we round up news from the region’s retailers. LuLu to open 30 stores by 2020 LuLu chairman Yusuffali has said the company plans to export agricultural products and open 30 hypermarkets in Saudi Arabia by 2022. This will be a ...

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To survive and indeed thrive, businesses need to know and understand these four forces and assess the potential impacts and opportunities for their business, and then apply this thinking to their future plans and strategies.

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