How will you be working with suppliers, particularly smaller ones, to meet these targets?
We pride ourselves on working directly with many smaller producers and are very aware that many do not have the resources to make the changes necessary to either respond to climate change or to reduce their own carbon footprints. This was firmly in our minds when we set our target of 2040, in order to ensure that we are able to bring producers with us. We are currently exploring how we could make financial support available to our producers that want to make changes and are planning a supplier forum to enable producers to share experience and best practice. So, for example, one of our growers in New Zealand already working to reduce their carbon footprint might be able to offer practical advice and help to a grower in the Loire experiencing similar challenges.
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