By thenews.coop | Image: Nicolas de Neve
Retailer Co-op Switzerland is aiming to be completely CO2 neutral by 2023, with a mixture of reduced consumption, green energy sourcing and offsetting schemes. Since making its carbon pledge in 2008, Switzerland’s second largest retailer has succeeded in reducing its annual CO2 emissions by 24.8%. It now plans to reduce its total annual energy consumption by 20% by 2023. And it aims to increase the proportion of electricity taken from renewable sources to 80%.