1 September 2021
  • Background: In 2019, Amazon and Global Optimism co-founded The Climate Pledge, a commitment to net zero carbon by 2040; ten years ahead of the Paris Climate Agreement.
  • Description: With sustainability at its heart, the Selfridges Group is alwasy seeking innovative ways to reinvent retail through its sustainabilty commitments and actions. In August, the group -- consisting of IGDS Members: Selfridges, de Bijenkorf, Holt Renfrew, Brown Thomas and Arnotts -- became the latest department stores to sign onto the pledge.
  • Impact: According to Andrew Keith, Managing Director of Selfridges, "By coming together with Amazon, Global Optimism and the signatories of the Climate Pledge, we believe we can co-create meaningful change and unite behind positive, solution-led environmentalism."

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