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IKEA launches furniture take-back scheme

Riding on the momentum of Australia’s anti-waste movement, IKEA is now letting its Sydney customers return their unwanted furniture and goods to the Tempe store in exchange for a voucher to spend in-store.

CEFC announces massive $200m retail efficiency play

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation’s first major foray into the retail sector will see a massive $200 million invested into institutional fund manager QIC’s Global Real Estate flagship Shopping Centre Fund (QSCF).

Biome becomes first B Corp retailer in Australia

Brisbane eco business Biome has become the first Australian retailer to be awarded international B Corporation certification for its success in operating a business with high social and environmental standards.…

7 ways we can turbo-charge retail sustainability

Shopping centres are some of our biggest energy guzzlers, but in recent times have been moving towards a greener future. Here’s seven ways they could continue to push.

A revolution is coming to retail and it’s green

Simple lifecycle assessments for fitouts, a focus on energy reduction, product stewardship for materials, and a switch to gross leases could radically increase return on investment for retail shopping centre…

Hong Kong’s green supermarket superstar

A new supermarket in Hong Kong could be setting the pace for powerful sustainability messaging. The Green Atrium on a small plot of land in Yuen Long next to a…