04 Jan '12, 9pm

Walmart wants a conversation on sustainability on its new green blog How about we discuss big box consumerism itself?

Walmart wants a conversation on sustainability on its new green blog How about we discuss big box consumerism itself?

So Walmart has launched a green blog, The Green Room , "that we hope to develop into a vibrant conversation about helping people live better around the globe." So says Andrea Thomas, who leads sustainability at Walmart. Right now there are just a few questions to start the conversation. What do you think are the biggest challenges in sustainability? What do you wish we, as a company, could do to address an environmental or social issue? How could we help you reach your own sustainability goals? I suppose it's all to be expected. As Stacy Mitchell reports over at Grist , in a truly excellent series on Walmart's green agenda and greenwash, since 2005 Walmart has really made a huge push on sustainability. As countless, often breathless, posts in the green media have documented (TreeHugger included, often, where Walmart contributes guest posts), the Borg-like mega-retailer fro...

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