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Paul Suff learns how Sainsbury's is aiming to reduce its absolute operational carbon footprint by 30% by the end of the decade20X20 is the name of the sustainability plan adopted in 2011 by Sainsbury’s. It contains 20 commitments to achieve by 2020, including five related to the environment. One of those is to reduce absolut
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