The U.S. supermarket sector continues to “inexcusably lag behind European counterparts,” says the Environmental Investigation Agency’s (EIA), an international NGO, based on analysis conducted for its latest Climate-Friendly Supermarket Scorecard. The Supermarket Scorecard 2022 was published by the EIA on July 6 and assesses the largest U.S. supermarket chains on their adoption of HFC-free technology,…
Over one third of Kroger’s shareholders have voted in favor of a resolution requiring the chain to issue a report on its plans to ‘address its HFCs.’
Green America and EIA invite consumers to sign a letter to Kroger’s CEO urging him to phase out HFCs in all facilities by 2030.
Friends Fiduciary has filed a shareholder resolution asking the U.S. food retailer to transition from HFCs to ultra-low GWP and HFC-free refrigerants.
On April 21 a Kroger store in Ohio, U.S. became one of only a handful of stores to receive the GreenChill Partnership Platinum level award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The installed refrigeration system is a Hillphoenix CO2 transcritical solution that is expected to reduce the store’s overall carbon footprint by 40%.