Sustainability Management Tools
Resource library providing specific tools, case studies, and opportunities to help progress the maturity of retail sustainability programs.
Tool for retail sustainability executives to identify the management practices that will drive improved corporate and environmental performance.
Sustainability Management Resources
RILA has developed a toolbox of resources to help retail finance teams understand the opportunities presented by sustainability.
Considerations and resources for retailers regarding chemicals and toxics.
Identifies the role and value sustainability can play in retail merchandising.
Resources and considerations for retailers conducting materiality assessments.
Retail sustainability/CSR executives meet twice per year, plus monthly via conference call, to share leading practices and network.
Matrix summarizing recognition opportunities in areas available through third parties to showcase retail sustainability leadership.
Matrix summarizing commonly used reporting platforms in the industry to showcase retail sustainability leadership.
Detailed Regulatory Resources
Summary of consumer bag legislation by state and local jurisdictions, including bans, fees, and specifications for different kinds of allowable bags.
The rapid increase in consumer bag legislation has led to varying requirements and specifications across the country
Overview of state-level recycling regulations and commonly recycled materials such as paper, plastic, metal and glass.
Summary of state product bans, EPR and product stewardship legislation for products such as carpet, batteries, electronics, paint and more.
An overview of recently introduced state EPR packaging legislation.
Summary of sources for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions factors, data, and methodology relevant to retailers who are developing a company GHG inventory.
Detailed tracker of retail companies with emissions reduction, energy efficiency, and/or renewable energy goals.