Report: Decarbonizing Commerce: How climate regulation, industry action, and innovation are reshaping retail and consumer products

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Climate-driven regulatory, industry, and investment activity focused on retail and consumer products has increased exponentially, and industry action is impacting the customer experience and ways of working as Scope 3 emissions become a bigger focus.

What’s in This Report

Slide count: 27

  • A blind spot for retail and CPG commercial teams
  • Industry action: expectation versus reality
  • Moving beyond pledges and plans
  • Customer experience and ways of working are already evolving
  • Tech & solutions to decarbonize commerce are soaking up capital
  • Where the bets are being placed
  • Emerging solutions across the value chain
  • Example solution providers
  • Category attributes will influence outcomes
  • Carbon-intense categories will see more innovation and intervention
  • Lidl supporting low-carbon alternatives with a familiar playbook
  • Some brands are beginning to play offense in-aisle
  • Quantity and quality of supply also a growing challenge
  • Category attributes will drive industry action
  • The future viability zone
  • “Sustainable” products’ growth outpaces conventional products, but they haven’t won over the mainstream
  • Worse and more expensive is a challenging proposition
  • Industry action is at an inflection point
  • A decisive decade ahead

Companies Mentioned in This Research

  • Walmart
  • Amazon
  • Kroger
  • Lidl
  • Tesco
  • Target
  • Alibaba
  • Sprouts
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