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The Retail Compliance Center (RCC) provides resources on environmental compliance and sustainability for all types and sizes of retailers. The RCC’s goal is to develop retail-specific resources, tools and innovative solutions to help companies cost-effectively improve their compliance and environmental performance.

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Learn about compliance and sustainability regulations relevant to retail

The Retail Compliance Center has a number of resources related to regulations that apply in retail including introductory information as well as detailed reviews of regulations and variations in state requirements. For a range of resources within specific areas, view our focus area pages. For detailed information on specific regulations with retail-focused compliance information, as well as tables with variations of key elements by state, view the regulatory resources below.

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Product Compliance

Regulations at the product level that cover chemicals in products, labeling and disclosure requirements, pesticides and performance standards.

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Regulatory resources related to water in retail facilities such as wastewater, stormwater management, and water pollution.

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Tools and resources to help you advance your retail programs


Online training and recorded webinars on retail environmental compliance and sustainability

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RILA Retail Advisor for Energy

A free analytical platform that helps retailers optimize their energy management programs and benchmark with their peers.

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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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Roadmaps to help you build and sustain your programs

Compliance Leadership Model

Compliance model intended to help retail companies optimize and benchmark environmental compliance programs.

Energy Management Leadership Model

RILA's Retail Energy Management Leadership Model that provides a roadmap to help retail energy managers optimize their energy programs.

Sustainability Leadership Model

Tool for retail sustainability executives to identify the management practices that will drive improved corporate and environmental performance.

Sustainability Resource Library

Resource library providing specific tools, case studies, and opportunities to help progress the maturity of retail sustainability programs.

Environmental Management Systems (EMS) for Retail

Guidance on how to optimize or develop an Environmental Management Systems in the retail industry.

CLM Resource Library

The Compliance Leadership Model (CLM) Resource Library is a framework that can help retailers to optimize their environmental management programs.

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