Walmart | Enhancing Sustainability

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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Join Walmart, Others On our Journey to Reinvent the Plastic Bag
Among the adages about invention is one that says we must invent for the world we want to see – not the one we’re living in. At Walmart, we try and imagine a better future every day, and we invite the innovators of the world with us. Now, we’re considering a big question: What does a world look like beyond the retail shopping bag? A shopping bag is at the center of the final interaction...
Jul 21, 2020 12:45 PM ET
Fighting for Forests, Walmart Moves to Source Sustainable Paper
The journey from tree, to pulp, to paper is a long one. It doesn’t happen overnight or without the input of people across the supply chain. And because that journey impacts forests around the world, we aim to have it begin and end with sustainability at its core. At Walmart, we believe a healthy natural world is key to healthy communities. That belief drives our zero net deforestation ...
Jul 17, 2020 12:30 PM ET
Walmart's Sustainability Efforts Take to the Seas with MSC-Certified Sustainable Private Brand Canned Tuna
Practicing more sustainable fishing hasn’t always been easy. But with a growing global consciousness surrounding sustainability, change is possible. Walmart’s customers count on us to deliver affordable products in a way that helps preserve the planet, and we’re taking steps toward sourcing seafood more sustainably. As of July 2020, achieving a key aspect of our ...
Jun 9, 2020 1:00 PM ET
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

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