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CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT Water use • of the Bazell centrifuge-based water-recycling plant to further reduce its water consumption. Waste and recycling • We are committed to taking responsibility for the impact contractors and introduced multilingual labelling on external bins. OUR PROGRESS In 2017/18: our business has on the environment and have adopted a risk-based approach to understanding, minimising and mitigating this impact. This is conducted in line Governance • Sweden committed to informing customers about the Tanzania as part of the Tumaini Fund project. environmental impact of single-use plastic bags to help reduce usage. • Energy procurement and supply • We worked with energy consultants on the effective use of our smart metering system as part of our ESOS (Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme) activity customers and our people, as well as our obligations in environmental legislation across our UK, Republic and energy-efficiency audits. the countries in which we operate. of Ireland and Northern European operations, Our environmental programme is an important element of our corporate responsibility approach. We understand • packaging. Guarantees of Origin (REGOs) at our UK stores and In Sweden, our stores and support office support offices. have a wide-reaching and long-term effect on our Efficiency Directive (EEED) audit requirements society, now and in the future. and we continued to work with regulators in the Netherlands to derive maximum benefit from our • preparation for a more centralised and structured reduce in e