The Group goal is to reduce carbon equivalent emissions (CO2) by 20% per sales m² by 2020 (against 2008 baseline)
7% reduction across the Group from 2008-2012 (on track for target)
Delhaize Belgium replaced neon lights with LED lighting in refrigerated cases in 118 stores, and in storage rooms in 67 stores.
Delhaize Bulgaria replaced T8 lamps with higher-efficiency T5 lamps in 6 stores and installed doors on refrigerated and freezer cases in 8 stores.
Alfa Beta, in Greece, joined iSERVcmb, a monitoring and benchmarking program for HVAC systems. Over 3 years Alfa Beta will assess best practices of its air conditioning facilities.
Alfa Beta green store was awarded BREEAM certification.
Mega Image, in Romania, purchased renewable energy certificates covering 25% of its total energy consumption.