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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Sourcing to Protect Pollinators, Merchants Move Toward a Greener Future
The natural world is having a moment. As the coronavirus pandemic has pushed people to rediscover the outdoors, many are turning to gardening as a way to express creativity and relieve stress. But the importance of greater greenery serves an even more fundamental purpose: enabling pollinators. Pollinators are animals like butterflies, bees, birds and others that pollinate the food we...
May 4, 2021 10:00 AM ET
Restoring Pollinator Habitats is Key to Feeding the Future
Imagine mornings without orange juice, summer picnics without strawberries or holiday dinners without apple pie. Such a future is possible if we don’t take collective action to begin restoring pollinator habitats around the world. It’s ...
Apr 20, 2021 12:00 PM ET
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

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