Walmart | Enhancing Sustainability

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Walmart | Enhancing Sustainability

As the world’s population continues to grow, we face the collective challenge of meeting people’s everyday needs in a way that our planet can sustain. Ten years ago Walmart set out in earnest to find a more sustainable approach to our retail business. We set long-term goals to operate with 100 percent renewable energy, to create zero waste in our own operations and to sell products that sustain people and the environment.

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Electrify America, Walmart Announce Completion of Over 120 Charging Stations at Walmart Stores Nationwide with Plans for Further Expansion
RESTON, Va. and BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 6, 2019 — Electrify America and Walmart announced today that more than 120 plus ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are now operational and open to the public at Walmart stores across the U.S. Building upon the original commitment set forth in April 2018, the companies are planning to expand the relationship in the coming years with...
Jul 2, 2019 11:35 AM ET
Walmart Launches New Reusable Bag Campaign; Announces 93 Million Metric Tons of Supplier Emission Reductions through Project Gigaton and Announces New Sustainable Textile Goals
Retailer will provide more convenient access to reusable bags for purchase at U.S. stores and continues to make progress towards its goals to work with suppliers to avoid greenhouse gas emissions across global value chains.
Apr 11, 2019 4:15 PM ET
Walmart Announces New Plastic Packaging Waste Reduction Commitments
BENTONVILLE, Ark., February 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Walmart today issued a bold new set of plastic waste reduction commitments by leveraging its massive private brand program. The new commitments, announced at Walmart’s annual supplier forum, are expected to impact over 30,000 SKUs. The move is designed to help get...
Feb 26, 2019 3:00 PM ET
Walmart Receives A- Rating from CDP for Sustainability Efforts
CDP has recognized more than 150 corporates as the pioneers acting on climate change, water security and deforestation, and building our future economy this year.
Feb 8, 2019 11:25 AM ET
Walmart, SunPower Announce 23-Megawatt Solar Agreement
BENTONVILLE, Ark., SAN JOSE, Calif., October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced that it has reached an agreement with SunPower to have the commercial energy provider install solar systems at 19 stores and two distribution centers in Illinois. As part of the project, a mix of rooftop and ground-mount solar systems are expected to account for 23 megawatts, with start of...
Oct 23, 2018 2:05 PM ET