Post-Coronavirus (Covid-19): how could sustainability evolve?

In these unprecedented circumstances, a sustainable food system is increasingly important to consumers. To help your business plan for the pandemic and beyond, IGD has developed hypotheses of how the UK sustainability agenda will evolve in the short and longer term.

Tesco's sustainability strategy 2019/20

In this report we explore Tesco's sustainability strategy during 2019-2020, identifying key partnerships and initiatives which have supported it to embed sustainability targets. Furthermore, we help suppliers and manufacturers understand how Tesco is trying to address specific sustainability challenges, and what they can do to help Tesco achieve its key objectives.

How COVID-19 is reshaping the health & wellness agenda

In this report we focus on six hypotheses for how health and wellness trends may develop in the future. We showcase examples from around the world where things are changing as a result of the pandemic and consider what trends we saw before COVID-19. 

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India’s second wave of COVID-19 infections continue to worsen, with no signs of slowing down.  The country’s overwhelmed healthcare system faces a shortage of hospital beds, oxygen, medicines and vaccines.  This has prompted another round of movement restrictions, with shorter operating hours even for grocery operators and other essential services.  And as more frontline workers report unwell, retailers are also ramping up hiring of more staff and sponsor vaccination programmes.

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Aldi in Australia has committed to achieving zero waste to landfill, with a phased approach to achieving its target. Food waste will be the top priority The discounter in Australia has always taken a strong stance towards sustainability and last year announced that 100% of its operations would be powered by sustainable energy by the end of 2021 . It will now focus on improving how it deals...
Explore how the Netherlands’ Jumbo is set to reduce its plastic consumption, while Beverage Carton and the Environment (ACE) has announced a 10-year sustainability roadmap set to deliver sustainable packaging by 2030. Meanwhile, Nomad Foods has partnered with the WWF to make an impact in the agricultural world and the UK’s Sainsbury’s has eliminated 18.5m plastic straws, replacing them with pa...
We look at the latest news from M&S, including its latest initiative to support British farmers, the expansion of its international online business, and the recent purchase of clothing retailer Jaeger. Supporting British famers M&S has started a new five year ‘Farming with Nature’ collaborative programme to support its Select Farms. The Select Farms brand is part of M&S's Plan A initiative,...
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Four forces of change

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.


Use our COVID-adjusted forecasts on over 400 retailers in over 180 countries