Lidl executive backs mandatory environmental reporting for firms

Under current circumstances, only certain large companies are required by Irish law to compile data on their environmental footprints

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
25th October, 2020
Lidl executive backs mandatory environmental reporting for firms
Owen Keogh, head of corporate social responsibility at Lidl: the company is gathering carbon emissions data across its whole supply chain

Mandatory environmental reporting for companies “makes sense”, according to Lidl’s head of corporate social responsibility, although he warned there are challenges to gathering the relevant data.

Speaking to the Business Post, Owen Keogh said that Lidl was currently going through the “complex” process of gathering carbon emissions data across its whole supply chain, and that next year the company would publish it along with reduction targets as part of its annual...

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