The John Lewis Partnership has signed a major energy services and supply deal with French utility Engie.
The three-year contract covers clean energy supply, including a 70GWh power purchase agreement (PPA), plus energy efficiency services across John Lewis and Waitrose. Under the agreement Engie will deliver ISO50001 accreditation for the retailer.
The John Lewis Partnership has pledged to be net-zero carbon for its entire operations by 2050 at the latest, without purchasing carbon offsets. It aims to reduce energy usage across its physical estate by 25 per cent by 2028.
The John Lewis Partnership has also outlined sweeping plans to decarbonise its fleet. Read an in depth interview with general manager of fleet, Justin Laney about its approach here.