21 May '11, 4pm

Wal-Mart and Sustainability: A Good Match? #csr #sustainable

Wal-Mart and Sustainability: A Good Match? #csr #sustainable

Wal-Mart and Sustainability: A Good Match? Wal-Mart is one of the world's largest big-box stores. The company has long been known and/or criticized for its low prices, its questionable employee relations practices, and its source of products (particularly those coming from Asian countries). However, many people fail to consider Wal-Mart's sustainability practices. Wal-Mart, like other major corporations, is placing focus on going green and maintaining financially responsible sustainability practices. According to Wal-Mart's website, the company has three broad environmental goals that all directly relate to sustainable finance: To be supplied 100 percent by renewable energy; To create zero waste; To sell products that sustain people and the environment. Wal-Mart evidently believes that "being an efficient and profitable business and being a good steward of the environment ...

Full article: http://www.justmeans.com/Wal-Mart-Sustainability-A-Good-M...

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