The retail giant's sustainability leader tells how the company addresses environmental and community responsibility.
Seasoned observers of retailer behavior understand that today's internal practice will become tomorrow's supply chain expectation.
We've looked at why your firm should reduce food wasted by customers. Now here's how to do it.
WWF will help the clothing giant address water scarcity in its buildings, product design and supply chain.
The outdoor gear and clothing giant shows how a company that sells stuff can do less harm to the earth.
Embedded environmental costs represent real financial risks and strategic opportunities for the world's biggest retail and food and beverage companies.
A Berkeley MBA student pays a visit to the headquars of the world's biggest retailer. Who will teach the other a lesson?
How does an executive from Walmart — the gold standard for selling stuff — end up co-founding a company aimed at facilitating sharing instead of buying? Here's the inside story of...
A third of the retailer's products are now sustainable in some way, bringing the company's 2015 targets into reach.
As retailers lay out their sustainability expectations, suppliers often experience five stages of grief — from...
British retail giant teams up with Greenpeace to develop tough new supply chain policy.
The effort -- which will also use recycled beer bottles -- is the latest scheme by a clothing brand to incorporate post-consumer waste in its products.
Running the Sustainability Consortium is not for the faint of heart. Here's a status report on how its new CEO is faring.
From the Sustainability Consortium to Walmart’s Sustainability Index to the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, there's a lot going on with retail and sustainability. Will it stick? We found...
How does the world's biggest retailer source solar, wind and other renewables? Here are the rules of engagement.
Can the consumer packaged goods giant move green consumers to action through "buycotts"?
The industry needs to focus on both sustainable production and consumption of clothing.
Emerging mobile apps are motivating more consumers to shop locally.
The latest idea from British retail pioneer Marks & Spencer offers a lesson in retail as a force for good.
When the company asked for ideas to help it meet its sustainability goals, it received thousands of entries from dozens of countries.