Posted by Shirley Brady on March 8, 2011 10:30 AM
Marks & Spencer will open its most sustainable store to date, in Sheffield, England, next month. As outlined in its press release, it will be the first of a number of "Sustainable Learning" stores.
In the video above, Mike Barry, the retailer's head of corporate responsibility, explains its green commitment. Dubbed Plan A, it's an innovative eco and ethical program that aims to make M&S the world's most sustainable major retailer by 2015.
Launched in 2007, M&S released a Plan A update in July 2010:
...in November 2009:
and in April 2009, it updated its sustainable packaging goals: