McDonald’s to shift supply chain to solar energy

McDonald’s has partnered with its suppliers on a deal to purchase enough renewable energy from Enel North America to power its US supply chain. The restaurant and its North American Logistics Council will buy renewable energy and certificates from Enel’s Blue Jay solar project, which comes online next year and provide the group with enough […]

WinCo installs its first EVgo charging station in Nev.

WinCo Foods has partnered with EVgo to open its first EVgo fast-charge electric vehicle charging station at a store in Las Vegas. Other EVgo fast-charging stalls will be set up at WinCo Foods locations in Arizona, California, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington. Winsight Grocery Business

Lowe’s goes full steam ahead on emissions reduction

Lowe’s has cut its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by 42% over the previous five years, ahead of its initial goal of a 40% reduction by 2025, according to the retailer’s 2021 corporate responsibility report. Incorporating more renewable energy sources helped the retailer cut its energy use by upward of 10% in 2021, and […]

Yum Brands outlines plans to reach net zero emissions by 2050

Yum Brands plans to reduce greenhouse gases by 46% by the year 2030, along with achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050. The parent company of Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill joins other restaurant chains in outlining sustainability goals (or celebrating achieving them) in 2021, including Dunkin’, […]