• Sustainability
  • Advancing sustainability
  • Direct operations

    Committed to net zero by 2030

    Direct operations


    Our 2030 action: Be net-zero with a science-based target to reduce absolute emissions from our own operations by 75%*
    *By 2029/30 from 2019/2020

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    Case study

    Decarbonising Beauvais


    Our 2030 action: Make our packaging more sustainable: reduce intensity by 30%1, with 100% of packaging widely reusable or recyclable and made with 50% recycled content.
    1By 2029/30 from 2019/20.

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    More sustainable packaging


    Our 2030 action: Reduce, reuse and recycle our waste: reduce intensity by 50%1, recycle > 95% and achieve zero waste to landfill in our direct operations.
    1By 2029/30 from 2019/20.

    Compostable Cups

    Winning gold in plastic responsibility

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    Value chain

    Working towards net zero by 2050

    • Transport: Reduce Scope 3 transport emissions by 25% per tonne of product sold1
    • Products and solutions: Develop innovative and sustainable product and service solutions for all our customers, including offering 100,000 Better World products by 2024/25
    • Supplier carbon: Engage 67% of suppliers by spend to set SBTs by 2025

    1 All targets are by 2029/30 from 2019/20

    Additional 2030 ESG action areas

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    Championing education and innovation

    Partnering with education providers, building skills and fostering innovative solutions that improve lives. 

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    Empowering our people

    Creating a safe, inclusive and dynamic culture where everyone can thrive and grow.

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    Doing business responsibly

    We are taking action to ensure the highest ethical and environmental standards throughout our business and global value chain.