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Walmart Sustainability

Portland Bails On Walmart

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.16.2014 | Business

Walmart and Portland, Oregon don't mix. Portland Business Journal reports that on Thursday, Portland city officials announced it will not be makin...

Kate Sheppard

Walmart's Climate Record Doesn't Live Up To Promises, Report Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.13.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -– Walmart, the world's largest retailer, has received positive press in recent years for its promises to go green. The company began iss...

On Climate, What Walmart Says vs. What It Does

Stacy Mitchell | Posted 06.30.2013 | Business
Stacy Mitchell

A closer examination of what Walmart is and isn't doing reveals a company that in fact lags its peers on renewable energy and is contributing a large and growing volume of climate change pollution to the atmosphere.

How Walmart's Green Performance Reviews Could Change Retail for Good

Andrew Winston | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green
Andrew Winston

Incentives matter and cultures shift over time. Hard-won operational changes like modifying performance reviews may not be sexy, but the results can be profound. And when it's the world's largest retailer changing its buying criteria, the ripples will likely be felt around the world.

Walmart Hopes To Woo Portland With Rooftop Garden

Posted 09.04.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Say what you will about Walmart and its ongoing sustainability efforts, but it appears that the big box ...

Walmart On Track To Meet Many Environmental-Sustainability Goals

AP | Posted 06.16.2012 | Business

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Monday that it is on track to meet many of its goals for making its operations more environmental...

New Walmart Mailer Targets Locavore Foodies

Posted 10.03.2011 | Home

Walmart's ongoing campaign to convince New Yorkers that they need a discount superstore in the Big Apple is coming home. The world's biggest retailer ...

Walmart Will Cut 20 Million Tons of Greenhouse Gases From Supply Chain By 2015

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. wants its suppliers to reduce 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions by the end of 2015. The world's la...