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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Walmart Announces 20 MMT of Supplier Emission Reductions through Project Gigaton; Unveils Plans for Expanding Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and Doubling U.S. Wind and Solar Energy Use
BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced that suppliers have reported reducing more than 20 million metric tons (MMT) of greenhouse gas emissions in the global value chain, as part of the company’s Project Gigaton initiative. Walmart launched Project Gigaton last April, seeking to work with suppliers to reduce emissions from the company’s value chain by a...
Apr 18, 2018 11:40 AM ET
Walmart | How Sustainable Business Practices Help the Bottom Line
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...
Mar 6, 2018 12:45 PM ET
VIDEO | Making Your Favorite Jeans Better for the Planet
Almost everyone has a favorite pair of blue jeans. The ones that fit like a glove, your go-to pair for any occasion. As we know them today, jeans were the invention of Jacob Davis and his friend, Levi Strauss, who patented the pants in 1873. Since then, jeans have become a huge part of American culture, from cowboys to rebels and rock stars, to hipsters and heads of state. They are a...
Feb 15, 2018 4:10 PM ET
Affordable v. Eco-Friendly: You Shouldn’t Have to Choose
By Zach Freeze, Walmart Senior Director, Sustainability
Dec 6, 2017 9:30 AM ET
Bringing You a Perfect – and Sustainable – Cup of Joe
Having a good cup of coffee is a morning ritual for most of us. There’s nothing like the aroma of that first cup. At Walmart, we are working to provide a range of coffee product options that are affordable, high-quality and that build trust with our customers. One way we’re doing this is by sourcing third-party certified sustainably-grown coffee for products sold in our stores and clubs...
Dec 1, 2017 10:25 AM ET