Marks and Spencer: CSR & Sustainability News

One of the UK’s leading retailers, Marks and Spencer sells clothing and home products, as well as food, sourced from around 2,000 suppliers globally.

The Top 10 CSR and Sustainability Reports of 2012

Information, not platitudes and pictures, reign in the best of the best: the top 10 CSR reports of 2012.

The Black Friday Guide for the Responsible Company

What is a responsible company supposed to do on Black Friday? This day is actually a great opportunity for companies to show how…

Marks & Spencer Sales of Socially Responsible Items Reaches 1 Billion

Over 30 percent of M&S products sold stores worldwide have a minimum of one Plan A quality, and meanwhile sales at the global…

Lessons in Leadership from the CEO with the World’s Most Sustainable Suit

Marc Bolland, CEO of Marks & Spencer, addressed the audience at BSR a week ago. I couldn’t stop thinking that even if 15…

Marks & Spencer Raises the Bar on Safe Use of Chemicals in Textile Production

In response to the Greenpeace “Detox” campaign, Marks & Spencer announced new commitments to make the use of chemicals in textile production safer,…

5 Lessons from Marks and Spencer on the Business Case for Sustainability

M&S’s new progress report shows the right way to make the business case for sustainability. Although the business case is mostly about the…

PUMA Encourages Shoe Lovers to Write Obituaries to Their Old Shoes

PUMA has just started a “Bring Me Back” program, where it enables people to post their obituaries, together with a picture of the…

Recyclebank Reroutes Travelers onto a Greener Path

RecycleBank’s new iPhone app encourages Londoners to go retro in their transportation choices, by rewarding them for walking or biking to their destinations…

Is M&S’s Shwopping a True Revolution or a Philanthropic Effort Doomed to Fail?

The new M&S new shwopping campaign has an ambitious goal - recycling as many clothes as M&S sells – that’s around 350 million…

Why Whole Foods is Not a Sustainable Business

Whole Foods Market is performing very well in the stock market. An article on Motley Fool argued that these results are connected to…

Grocery Chain Delves into Packaging Technology to Save 800,000 Strawberries

Do you like strawberries? There’s a good chance you do. After all this is one of the tastiest fruits around and if you…