Our environment

We care about the environment. We make every effort to reduce our impact on the environment and to promote good environmental practice.
A John Lewis eco lorry

With Waitrose's acquisitions and new developments, and John Lewis's ambitious retail development plan, our business expansion presents an environmental challenge. We aim to minimise the environmental impact of our buildings, by ensuring they are all built responsibly and operate sustainably.

Our approach involves:

It's clear that securing the sustainability of the environment and natural resources will help to ensure the continuity of future generations and of our business.

'For our business, the evidence is compelling enough and we know that we cannot continue as we are – we must find more ways to be less wasteful and more respectful of our planet as a whole.'

Nigel Keen, Director Property Services, John Lewis Partnership