Sustainability plan by Sainsbury’s

Food retailer Sainsbury’s plans to double the amount of British food it sells and boost its provision of fairly traded products under a wide-ranging £1bn sustainability plan launched on Wednesday.

The retailer, which has more than 20 million customers and around 1,000 stores in the UK, said it was the most ambitious and far-reaching programme ever announced in the industry, as it set out 20 targets covering its products, community work and employees.

Wiles Greenworld London office supplies distributor welcomed the move which should see more food products being produced in the UK. The environmental office supplies company has made a similar move by procuring many of it’s office supplies range for British based sustainable sources.

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