Walmart | How Sustainable Business Practices Help the Bottom Line

Looking after the global commons can cut costs and foster growth
Mar 6, 2018 12:45 PM ET
Walmart’s Project Gigaton is designed to encourage suppliers to pursue a suite of sustainability strategies, from procuring new renewable energy sources to avoiding deforestation. Photograph: Charlie Riedel/AP

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Integrating sustainable practices into a company’s operations can improve business performance, spur technological innovation, inspire brand loyalty, and boost employee engagement.

That is our experience at Walmart, where investments in sustainability and efficiency in our own operations – and those made by our suppliers – have enabled us to save money, while striving to support jobs and help reduce impact on the environment.

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