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Webinars

More Sustainability Webinars coming in 2012!

Leadership Committee Recommends

Greentailing and Other Revolutions in Retail

LEED for Existing Buildings

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Partners

SmartWay – EPA partnership with freight shippers, retailers and carriers to improve freight efficiency, benchmark and report carbon performance, and get visibility for achievements.

Sustainable Retailing Headquarters

Prescription for Energy Savings: Rite Aid invests in efficiency, waste reduction
A uditing and improving energy usage has been on Rite Aid’s radar for some time. Over the past five years, the nation’s third-largest drugstore chain has made significant investments in initiatives promoting efficient energy use by making changes to its HVAC systems and lighting, as well as enhancements to waste reduction programs.  Read more.

More on Sustainability

From Green Produce to Green Programs: Air curtains, LEDs and solar panels green up Market of Choice stores

Resources

ENERGY STAR for Retail - The Spring 2011 Newsletter covers retailers that earned ENERGY STAR awards and recognition, how to benchmark your warehouse, and more.

NRF Carbon Calculator – Verisae has created an NRF/ SRC carbon calculator to help you measure your carbon footprint and compare your results against set benchmarks.

The SRC eTraining Tool – Developed for the SRC by Clear Thinking Group, this tool helps educate suppliers and retailers on what sustainability is and how they can improve their footprint in the green marketplace.

The SRC Retail Industry Sustainability Scorecard – Whether just getting started or well into your sustainability program, this tool will help your company develop and benchmark your efforts.

The Greening of the Consumer– Informative demographic results of BIGresearch’s surveys of environmental concerns.

EPA's Retail Industry Portal - One-stop access to the many programs and resources available to help prevent and resolve environmental issues at retail establishments.

Sustainability posts from Retail's BIG Blog - Posts cover sustainable retailing through interviews with industry professionals, summaries of educational events, and updates on research.

From the NRF Retail Reference Center

Introduction to Environmental Sustainability - This primer, by Deborah Gleason, helps you gain a broad understanding of terms and methods involved in developing and measuring your company’s environmental sustainability.

The Better-Run Restaurant: Environmental Sustainability in Restaurant Retail – RSR focuses on green initiatives and challenges in the restaurant industry in this new study.

Real-World Green: The Role of Environmental Savings in Retail – RSR's 2009 survey of retailers’ understanding of the challenges and benefits of implementing environmental sustainability plans.

What Can Green Do for You: Gaining Strategic Advantage in Retail via Environmentally Sound Practices – RSR's 2008 benchmarking study of ways to gain strategic advantages in retail by going green.

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Dan Butler
VP, Merchandising and Retail Operations