Carbon offset projects
How is a company with more than 30,000 employees and over 900 stores going to be carbon neutral? With a plan implemented step by step.
Since 2012, Aldi UK and Ireland has installed 395 solar panel systems at its stores and distribution centres, as well as increasing its purchase of renewable electricity to 100 percent during this time.
Aldi also upgraded its fridges, freezers, and other appliances with environmentally friendly equipment, spending £20 million over the past six years. Now the greenhouse gas emissions per square metre of sales floor are 53 percent lower than in 2012.
Finally, Aldi is offsetting its remaining carbon footprint via four different ClimatePartner carbon offset projects: forest protection in Peru, water purification in India, biogas in Vietnam and the rollout of clean cook stoves in Ghana.
"We are continually reviewing our operations to reduce emissions and be kinder to the environment, while also future-proofing our growing store portfolio for many years to come.“
Naturally Fast Food brand LEON has become the first to serve a carbon-neutral burger and fries range in its more than 60 locations across the UK. For this, LEON is measuring, reducing, and offsetting
FOCUSWATER is the modern, low-calorie drink with a sophisticated mixture of vitamins and minerals. It thus supplies the body with important elements of daily needs and does not contain any artificial
Located near the Port of Hamburg, the family-run Port International has been trading in fruit and vegetables for 140 years. The company was one of the first to introduce organic and fair trade bananas
Minor Figures makes plant-based, 100% vegan products to lift its customers' coffee and mind - either in their homes or at their favourite local spot. Through working with ClimatePartner they measured
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Mindful Chef has always been committed to mindfully sourcing ingredients to empower people to live healthier lives since its inception in 2015. In 2020 they conducted a carbon footprint analysis to