Environment sustainability and social responsibility


M & S plan A certification

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What is M&S Plan A?

M&S launched Plan A in January 2007 with the intention of working with their suppliers to combat climate change, reduce waste, use sustainable raw materials, trade ethically, and help customers lead healthier lifestyles.

Plan A Eco attributes


  • 20% reduction in energy
  • Energy efficient motors
  • Energy efficient Boiler/Compressor improvements
  • Monitoring through sub-meters


  • Daylighting using Sky lights
  • Efficient lighting - T5, CFL
  • LED task lights
  • Sub-meters for lighting


  • Building insulation
  • Compressed air leak management
  • Steam distribution line insulation

Water Management

  • Use of low flow fixtures
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • Sub-metering for specific water use

Eco Policy Certification & Standards

  • Environmental sustainablility plan
  • Compliance with ethical and environmental standards

Temperature Management

  • Use of an evaporative cooling system with exhaust fans

Waste Management

  • Waste audit to identify types and volumes of waste generated
  • Waste reduction control and recycling plan

Carbon emission-2016