100% of cotton from farms that meet mandated reduced levels of water, energy and chemical fertilisers and pesticides. Energy: Stores are powered by 700,000 solar panels. Plans to be net energy exporter by 2020.UnileverThe company’s Sustainable Living Plan sets targets for sourcing, supply chain and production on everything from energy and water use to treatment of suppliers and communities where they operate. Unilever plans to double the business and halve environmental impact in 10 years.PanasonicIncorporated sustainability into day to day operations. Intentionally moved it head office in North America to be opposite Penn station to reduce the carbon footprint of its staff commuting. Low energy offices.AdobeOne of the greenest IT companies. Reduced water consumption by 60% since 2002 with a goal of net zero energy consumption.
111Examples (cont)CompanyActionsNikeThe most sustainable clothing and footwear manufacturer in 2015 thanks to robust disclosure about its supply chain and production practices. Designers can trace the environmental impact of different fabrics using an app. Has used recycled material in products and redesigned boxes to reduce packaging waste. PatagoniaReleased ads encouraging people to not buy things they don’t need (even their own products) and implemented a program to repair rather than replace their products. Wetsuits are made of natural rubber and plastic bottles are turned into parkas.
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