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M&S and the Plan A Reset – Because There is No Plan B!


Steve Rowe, Chief Executive at Marks & Spencer Group plc has just announced the reset of Plan A, the Marks & Spencer’s (M&S) sustainability plan, with an unrelenting focus on becoming a net zero Scope 3 business by 2040 across the company’s entire supply chain and products. Rowe admits that this is an ambitious target, which will see the company deliver net zero ten years ahead of the Government UK-wide strategy and will require the group to rapidly cut a third of their carbon footprint by 2025 from a 5.7million tonne 2017 baseline.

In a short video Rowe explains the practices the company has implemented so far and the roadmap the company will continue to undertake across all its product sectors.  M&S suppliers play a critical role in this roadmap to ensure products are produced as sustainably as possible. As a business that has been around for 137-years M&S is an established high street brand that is leading the way to implement positive change with a core focus on the environment.

As a UK based manufacturer investing in new technologies and practices to ensure minimum impact on the environment we at Fashion-Enter Ltd couldn’t agree more and as a supplier for the M&S Jaeger brand we concede with Rowe that working together is the way forward. Jenny Holloway CEO Fashion-Enter Ltd commented:

“This is why we’re delighted to be working with MD Fiona Lambert and her team on the forthcoming Jaeger range this autumn. The ex-Laura Ashley ladies that are in our Welsh factory in Newtown, Powys are so proud to be making this iconic brand. To think, no flying in of production from off or near shore, saving jobs in the UK and making garments in our ethically audited factories where we have a leading status. Makes you wonder why other retailers can’t see the benefits of making in the UK!” 

Tap here to find out more about Plan A at Marks & Spencer.

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