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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Walmart Commits to Building Transparency in Seafood Supply Chains
Walmart aspires to help make choices easier and more transparent for people. We serve hundreds of millions of customers every year, and we advocate for them among suppliers to provide more sustainably produced products while maintaining the low prices customers expect. At Walmart, we value our relationships with the seafood suppliers who are dedicated to providing the highest in quality...
Nov 10, 2017 11:45 AM ET
Big News From Walmart on Climate Action
Walmart is not just a superstore, it’s the tenth largest economic entity in the world, slightly larger than the economy of Spain. So when Walmart recently announced its commitment to help reduce the carbon dioxide emissions of its suppliers ...
May 3, 2017 8:15 AM ET
Walmart Today | Why We’re Setting a Hefty Goal to Reduce Emissions
What is sustainability? For businesses and consumers alike, it means finding cleaner, renewable sources of energy like solar panels and wind turbines, and reducing waste using the three R’s – reduce, reuse, recycle. Companies like Walmart and our suppliers can go one step further by setting a goal to sell products that are sourced and produced with people and the environment in mind....
Apr 25, 2017 10:00 AM ET
Alabama Public Service Commission Approves Walmart Contract with Solar Facility in East Alabama
A new solar energy generating facility to be built in east Alabama will help the world’s largest retailer move a step closer to meeting its renewable energy goals. Under a long-term contract with Alabama Power, Walmart will subscribe to a majority of the solar photovoltaic facility’s environmental attributes, also known as...
Jun 13, 2016 5:00 PM ET

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