Corporate Social Responsibility
Debenhams Sustainability Report

Environment

Reducing, Reusing and Recycling all that we do to the best of our abilities is a far-reaching challenge. Our impact on the environment is an essential part of a sustainable business. As well as complying with all mandatory requirements.

As a retailer, we consume valuable resources and produce waste. It is our responsibility to ensure our consumption and disposal is proportionate and efficient – not only to reduce our environmental footprint, but to lower costs and thereby improve our ability to endure economically.

Debenhams have created five focus areas to ensure we minimise our impact on the environment, namely: energy, emissions, waste, water and sustain.

The Salvation Army

Debenhams partner with the Salvation Army, to help divert our waste from landfill by recycling and reusing our faulty damaged goods.

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Emissions

We have increased the scope of our reporting to give a more accurate carbon footprint.

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Environmental and Chemical Policy

Animal Welfare and the Environment

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Energy

Energy efficiency lies at the heart of our clean and green approach.

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Waste

Our new waste and recycling contract for stores gets off to a flying start.

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Sustain

We aim to continue our work around responsible sourcing and consumption.

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