Driven by the need to cut energy costs, as well as by a desire to improve the environment, many food retailers have embraced a wide assortment of “green” strategies in recent years. But only Safeway has legally bound itself to the cause of environmentalism.
In 2006, Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif., signed a contract with the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) committing it to reducing its carbon footprint — the amount of carbon dioxide it generates from energy consumption at ...
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