„METRO Water Initiative“ shows commitment in fighting water scarcity
On March 22nd, the United Nations World Water Day, METRO Cash & Carry starts the “METRO Water Initiative“. Its goal is to increase sensibility for an important and worldwide issue: global water scarcity.
Acting today for tomorrow
Sustainability in corporate strategy
Keynote address by Olaf Koch at the International Travel Trade Show in Berlin, 2017
'There are 80 million would-be farmers in Germany'
Interview Trade Letter February 2017
Jochen Fritz and Marcus Holtkötter, both connected to the 'Wir machen Euch satt!' (We feed you!) demonstrations talk about sustainable agricultural and food policy. Topics like organic farming and animal welfare labels are part of the interesting interview, which is part of our new Trade Letter February 2017.
How to reduce food waste in the hospitality sector? Hands-on guidelines by HOTREC
Reducing food waste is one of the hot topics and a challenge for the EU. METRO participates in the discussion and is part of a network that searches for joint solutions. A brochure with guidelines to reduce food waste and recommendations to manage food donations for the hospitality sector is now available.
METRO's programme to reduce emissions from fluorinated refrigerants in cooling systems
F-Gas Exit Programme
By 2030, METRO GROUP will have phased out the use of HFC worldwide. It has launched an “F-Gas Exit Programme” to reduce emissions from refrigerants.
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METRO AG signs Declaration on Climate Action Plan 2050
Climate action creates jobs and makes companies fit for the future
METRO AG, together with 40 companies and associations from industry and trade, signed a corporate declaration on the draft of the Climate Action Plan 2050 for Germany. With this move, METRO GROUP not only supports the efforts for enhanced energy efficiency in Germany, but also consistently pursues its own commitment to climate protection.