Sustainable growth in retail

Realising that we had to take greater responsibility mainly came in 1999 when Kwantum was called to account for selling non-sustainably produced wood. We responded at the time by setting up The Forest Trust (TFT) together with other retailers. Partly as a result of this, we succeeded in selling only FSC certified wood within 3.5 years. This method of cooperation serves as a basis for other Macintosh operating companies.


Eric Coorens, COO Macintosh Retail Group

Macintosh has reported on sustainable business practices and the progress and results of its sustainable business policy since 2009. A brief summary is provided in this annual report. The comprehensive report on sustainable business practices can be found here (in Dutch). Macintosh's CSR activities can be followed periodically on the “Backstage” blog.


To download the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) 3.0 (in Dutch) click here.