A guide to sustainable e-commerce — by China’s biggest retailer

E-commerce has revolutionized the way the world does business. It has created greater convenience for consumers, enabling them to purchase what they want, whenever and wherever they want. It has also generated vast new opportunities for retailers as well as new challenges, particularly in the area of sustainability. Packaging waste and emissions have gained greater attention in recent years. Twenty-five years ago in China, it was unthinkable to throw anything away that could be re-used; but as consumption has increased, our habits have evolved: with more purchases comes more waste. Read more…