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Living sustainably with unsustainable prices: Retailers told to "not be daunted" by the net zero journey as incremental changes are key

11 Aug 2022
As the UK economy faces up to the challenge of rapid decarbonisation, important changes must be made by both retailers and consumers in order to achieve the targets that have been set. The UK has one of the most vibrant and dynamic retail industries in the world; it accounts for 5% of our economy, contributes £17billion in business taxes and has a higher productivity growth than almost any other industry. However, the retail industry contributes roughly 215 million tonnes of Co2 emissions per year.