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Retailers take social responsibility to next level

The increasing coverage of retail food waste, packaging and plastics reduction initiatives has drowned out some other noteworthy social enterprises operating in the retail space.  Donating dollars is one of the original planks of corporate social responsibility, along with donating time. Based on shopper feedback around social concerns, Target in the US began donating 1 per cent of its profits to local schools in 2010 to fund books, school supplies, field excursions and food. In 2015 it rea