Sustainability and Environment

Our Focus

Sustainability at RILA includes efforts to address the retail industry’s environmental compliance obligations and broader impact areas and efforts to address those social impact areas related to responsible sourcing and supply chains. The key environmental impact areas across RILA’s membership align around waste and energy, and the key responsible sourcing social impact areas focus on ethical working conditions in owned and contracted supplier facilities. These areas translate into action through our five committees: Sustainability (environmental), Responsible Sourcing, Environmental Compliance, Energy Management, and Zero Waste.

Landlord Collaboration

Through the Landlord-Tenant Energy Partnership, RILA works with ICSC, IMT and PRSM to reduce leasing barriers for energy projects and reduce costs.

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RILA Retail Advisor for Environmental Compliance

A free analytical platform that helps retailers optimize their environmental compliance program and benchmark with their peers.

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Retail Speaks: 7 Imperatives for the Industry

After a year like no other, the US retail industry faces a still-uncertain future. Our latest research highlights seven imperatives that will position retailers for success regardless of what is next.

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LINK2021: The Retail Supply Chain Conference

  • Aug 17 - Aug 20, 2021
  • Orlando, FL

RILA's Retail Supply Chain Conference is the only event of its kind - gathering top executives from leading retailers to network and learn.

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Retail Works for All: 2021 Public Policy Priorities

Ensuring a Safe, Sustainable Future

RILA is working with lawmakers to help shape policies that protect our customers and meet expectations regarding environmental concerns.

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Investing in People

Retail is for everyone; the place for a first job, 2nd chance, third act, or a side hustle – the retail workforce represents the American workforce.

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Leading in the Community

Retail is more than a store; we are an integral part of the fabric of our communities.

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Strategic Initiatives that support performance, compliance and transform the industry

COVID-19 Resources for Retailers

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