Global practices in promoting environmental sustainability: a roadmap for India retail

This report provides contextual insights that traditional perceptions of environmental sustainability in India need reconsideration. The report keeps a strict focus on global practices in environmental sustainability and throws light on initiatives undertaken by some of the largest retailers around the world. This report provides examples from nine global retailers that focus on the key areas of: energy conservation and emission reduction; green and sustainable products; packaging; supply chain; waste reduction and recycling; biodiversity conservation; water conservation; presence of environmental policy; green buildings and environmental reporting. Therefore, while garnering a better understanding among Indian retailers, it also enables them to identify areas in environmental sustainability that are easy to address. Leading global retailers understand the strategic importance of sustainability and the critical link between their core business, supply chain and the natural environment.