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Headline Commitments Key
Remain a carbon neutral business - since becoming a carbon neutral business, M&S has offset over 2 million tonnes of carbon emissions and continue to offset residual emissions
Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from global operations by 80% by 2030 and 90% by 2035
Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from supply chain and customers by at least 13.3 million tonnes by 2030

Carbon Neutral Certified
Science Based Target
RE100

Advocacy & Influence

Over a decade ago, we took decisive action at M&S and set our first climate target to recognise the need for change. We became the first major retailer to become carbon neutral in 2012 and 100% of the electricity we use comes from renewable sources.

Our business emissions have reduced by 75% over the last 12 years and we’re continuing to investigate new solutions for heating, transport and refrigeration. We’re also committed to helping others to act – supporting our suppliers to reduce carbon and making changes that help M&S customers reduce their emissions too.

But we know there is always more to be done and we’re not complacent. That’s why, in 2017 we set a bold new science-based target, aiming to cut our emissions by 90% by 2035.

The scale of the challenge means we need to act together. Our future focus is working with our suppliers, our customers and national and local governments, as well as innovators and other businesses to accelerate emission reductions.