Lewis Group recognises its responsibility as a
group which forms part of society and which not
only has rights but responsibilities towards
society and the environment in which it operates.
Sustainability for the Group, which has been in
business for over 80 years, means creating value
for stakeholders by:
The Group recognises the need to introduce
and maintain environmentally sustainable
The Group’s environmental practices will evolve, guided by
environmental principles, economic drivers and the
commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen.
Practices are guided by the Group’s environmental policy
and the environmental management system .
The group’s carbon footprint has been calculated in accordance with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol: A Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard (Revised Edition).
Scope 1 emissions are emissions from company operations, which in the case of the Lewis Group comprise fuel combustion in all company-owned vehicles.
Scope 2 emissions are associated with the use of electricity consumed at the group’s stores and head office.
Scope 3 emissions are those from external supplier or customer operations and other activities including business travel and employee commuting.
For full details of energy and carbon, refer to the following link: Sustainability report