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Retailers that aren't disclosing their plans to reduce or eliminate plastic bag use may be in store for shareholder activism.
January 29, 2019 by Jan Dell
But is there really such a thing as green consumption?
November 24, 2017 by Matt Klingle
Wal-Mart, Target and other major retailers have discovered that greener chemicals and concerned citizens create a potent formula for change.
January 29, 2014 by Joel Makower
At Walmart's Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting today, the retailer vowed to target chemical and fertilizer use in its mammoth supply chain.
September 12, 2013 by Elizabeth Sturcken
Walmart is asking bread makers to bake in sustainability. Can they rise to the occasion?
April 16, 2013 by Marc Gunther
Walmart is asking questions — lots of them. Is anyone answering?
April 15, 2013 by Marc Gunther
The retail giant has come a long way in surveying and measuring the sustainability of its supply chain, but Jeff Rice, Walmart's director of sustainability, says there's still a long way to travel.
June 6, 2012 by Padma Nagappan
Walmart and its fellow superpower in corporate sustainability, GE, have recently released their annual sustainability reports. While they highlight successes as well as shortcomings, they also reveal how the two firms are changing business, for the better.
May 20, 2010 by Marc Gunther
Walmart has awarded the World Resources Institute a $420,000 grant to help create a set of accounting tools for companies to measure the carbon footprint of their supply chains. The WRI will also use the grant to produce the "Green Standards Guide," a resource book examining environmental certifications, WRI said Thursday.
October 5, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors
Oct. 1 marks the official start of the first phase of Walmart's Sustainability Index, which offers both a huge business opportunity for suppliers and a potentially huge environmental business for the bumper crop of consulting and accounting firms springing up to help them navigate the journey.
September 24, 2009 by Tilde Herrera
With the announcement of Walmart's Sustainability Index and the release of 15 questions for its suppliers, the retail giant has ignited a far-reaching dialogue on supply chain transparency and environmental sustainability.
August 24, 2009 by Duncan Cheung