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

In the Annual Report 2013, Macintosh Retail Group N.V. sets out its policy and the major developments in 2013 concerning sustainable business practices. The scope encompasses all the store formats of the Fashion and Living sectors. Macintosh Retail Group’s Annual Report has been prepared in accordance with the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) 3.0. 

 

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