Saturday, 25 December 2010

M&S and Co-op named greenest supermarkets

Marks & Spencer and the Co-op have been named as the greenest British
supermarkets in a new report. Ethical Consumer magazine praised both stores
for their eco-credentials, with special mention being made of the Co-op's
policy on sourcing fish and Marks & Spencer's palm oil sourcing.

The Co-op was also said to aim to get 98 percent of its energy from
renewable sources at its 5,500 sites around the country. Rob Harrison,
co-author of the report, said: "These two companies have made genuine
efforts to reduce the environmental and ethical impact of their operations
and have demonstrated that they are setting the environmental agenda for

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