FRANCE: Supermarket group Carrefour has pledged to reduce CO2 emissions from its worldwide stores by 40% by 2025, compared to 2010, and by 70% by 2050.
Carrefour was among over 90 French companies and 27 heads of state attending the One Planet Summit meeting convened on Wednesday (12 December ) by French president Emmanuel Macron in Paris.
Those attending backed moves to a low carbon industry and economy and pledged to initiate a drastic cut in greenhouse gas emissions.
As part of its CO2 reduction target, Carrefour pledged to reduce energy consumption by 30% by 2025. Planned actions include adding doors to refrigerators, using LED lighting systems and managing intelligent meters in stores. It is also looking to reduce CO2 emissions from its refrigeration systems by 40% by 2025.