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Now there is even more reason for business to stand up for Human rights

20 March 2017

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The first Corporate Human Rights Benchmark  launched this week, benchmarking the Human Rights performance of 98 of the world’s biggest businesses in Apparel, Agriculture and ICT. It originated from Investor and civil societies’ wish to answer a...READ MORE

Is a Gluten Free diet unhealthy?

14 March 2017

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Gluten free diets have come under scrutiny again today following the presentation of a new research from America.  The researchers have suggested a diet lower in gluten may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.   The Harvard University...READ MORE

Recognition for our leading approach to farm animal welfare

13 February 2017

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Here at Marks & Spencer we care deeply about the welfare of the farm animals in our food supply chain. We know that animal welfare is important to our customers and so we’ve evolved our approach over many years to ensure that the farmers that supply...READ MORE

Using fewer antibiotics in agriculture

06 February 2017

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There has been a lot written in the media recently about antibiotic resistance and as a result antibiotic use in agriculture is firmly in the spotlight.  Just as you’d expect, we work hard to ensure that our farmers are responsible in the way that...READ MORE

Announcing the ‘M&S Energy Community Energy Fund’ 2016 Judge’s Prize Winners

24 November 2016

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As M&S Energy Operations Manager, it’s been so great to be involved for the second year in a row with the M&S Energy Community Energy Fund, which launched this summer. It’s been a tough job to decide, but we have just announced the 26 winners for this year. READ MORE

LOCHMUIR SALMON – 10 YEARS OF BEING RICH IN OMEGA 3

07 October 2016

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I was interested, but not surprised, to read a BBC report today about falling levels of Omega 3 in farmed salmon. The industry has been under increasing pressure in recent years. Cost squeezes as a result of a fiercely competitive supermarket sector,...READ MORE

Essex Region - the Pride of M&S

05 October 2016

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This year M&S stores across Essex worked as one to make a difference for colleagues, customers and their local communities, Sparking Something Good through fundraising and volunteering as part of M&S’s Plan A commitments. On September 22 nd Essex...READ MORE

Reducing antibiotic use in agriculture

22 September 2016

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We are committed to doing the right thing when it comes to sourcing the raw materials for our food. We have a long-standing promise to sustainable sourcing and this is delivered through our Farming for the Future programme, which forms part of Plan A....READ MORE

M&S Pedal to Paris for The Royal British Legion

02 September 2016

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The four-day cycling challenge has begun, with more than 350 people taking part to raise money for our Armed Forces community. Team M&S is currently taking on the gruelling 460km Pedal to Paris ride; setting off from London on Thursday to reach the...READ MORE

ADDRESSING OBESITY AND HELPING OUR CUSTOMERS MAKE HEALTHIER CHOICES

19 August 2016

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M&S has had a dedicated health strategy in place for over ten years focused on supporting our customers to make healthier product and dietary choices. We are continuing to deliver the strategy through innovative healthy food product ranges (e.g....READ MORE

Sand Bay Big Beach Clean

11 August 2016

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Sunday morning on the 12th June, I was woken by the sound of heavy rain. Not the best start to the day when you know you’re leading a beach clean but we do live in the UK. so I had my waterproof trousers and rain coat at the ready, as there’s no such...READ MORE

RESPONSIBLY SOURCED RED GROUSE

11 August 2016

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We’re serious about doing things in the right way here at M&S. Whenever we source a product we do so in the most sustainable and responsible way possible, improving the environment and to the highest standards of animal welfare. Our approach is informed...READ MORE