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Sustainability Benchmarking the Global Elite 250

Download the RetailX Sustainability Benchmarking the Global Elite 250 report in which we assess how close the top retailers in the world are to reaching their sustainability goals and what actions are being taken to reach their goals.

The RetailX Sustainability Benchmarking the Global Elite 250 report looks into how the RetailX Global Elite 250 retailers are sharing information about their sustainability journey with customers online. The report explores the legal directives, consumer pressures and the direction of travel of retailers in North America, Europe and Northeast Asia where the majority of the Global Elite 250 have their main headquarters . 

As we move closer to the target date of 2030 and retailers work on sustainability “behind the scenes” becomes more ingrained, services leaning towards a more circular model for retailing are starting to emerge.

The report examines how retailers are using product rental, repair services and taking items back at the end of their useful life are all being tested by companies in different ways. As well as showcasing the work of adidas, Apple,, Sony, Target and Zara.

Download today to read:

  • How climate cooperation and reporting Global cooperation is strengthening government ambitions around climate change
  • How new international authorities have standardised corporate reporting
  • Graphics  including Timeline of United Nations Environment Programme and the Timeline of EU environmental policies
  • How consumers in North America, Europe and China consider the environment when shopping
  • How Global Elite retailers are increasingly reporting ESG endeavours with investors and how far does that information sharing extend to customers
  • How some retailers are testing circular business models to meet ambitious climate targets and a shortening deadline
  • Company profiles: adidas, Apple,, Sony, Target and Zara

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