Tesco are launching their buy one to help a child scheme. The schemes aim is to provide 3 million meals for children during summer. For every piece of fresh fruit or vegetable brought by a customer Tesco will donate to its charity partner FareShare, where they will redistribute to charities and local community groups supporting children.
It’s now not only a place to pick up a new summer wardrobe and shop the latest fashions, but also a location where you can now pick up a covid-19 vaccination. The stores in Bristol and Leeds will become pop up clinics, in attempt to maximise protection now restrictions are lifted.
They have set a new objective to become carbon neutral by 2022! Through assessing and reviewing their operations to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions, continuing to hit an 80% target by 2030. Solar panel installations, latest refrigeration and lighting technologies and more electric charging points at stores are just a few of the initiatives they intend to implement.
Bananas to go! With bananas being the most wasted produce at supermarkets, M&S are tackling this problem head on by introducing their new 25p banana bundles in attempt to reduce food waste. The grab bag will contain a minimum of three bananas and two recipe cards that feature the ingredient.
With a strong passion to address the national housing shortage and support local communities, John Lewis are planning to build 10,000 new homes for rental over the next few years, built in various areas ranging from department store car parks, above Waitrose supermarkets, or next to distribution centres, in attempt to provide new job opportunities too.