We are committed to increasing our understanding of the impacts of our business on ecosystems and resources. Taking steps to reduce these impacts is high on our agenda. Our environmental considerations encompass the full manufacture and usage chain, from the design of products through to their sale, use and ultimate disposal.
The Group has supported the Business in the Environment (BiE) Index of Corporate Environmental Engagement since it began seven years ago. The Group's overall score increased from 66 per cent to 74 per cent this year, confirming our improving performance in environmental management. The Group is a constituent of the FTSE4Good UK, European and Global Indices.
- Our carbon impact including that of our supply chain, following products through the distribution process into stores
- Chemicals in products
- Waste minimisation and management
- Helping customers make informed choices about products