19 Apr '17, 11pm

Walmart takes aim at supply chain emissions with launch of Project Gigaton

Walmart takes aim at supply chain emissions with launch of Project Gigaton

Walmart has this week officially kicked off a new plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions across its global supply chain by one gigaton by 2030. Dubbed Project Gigaton, the new initiative was unveiled at the retail giant's annual Milestone Summit yesterday, alongside the launch of an emissions reduction toolkit that will be made available to suppliers. Related articles Walmart takes aim at supply chain emissions with launch of Project Gigaton Walmart's super-sized climate commitment focuses on supply chain Walmart on science-based targets: 'It doesn't matter who occupies the White House' Walmart seeks to clear toxics from its shelves The toolkit has been developed in partnership with a number of leading green NGOs, including WWF and the Environmental Defense Fund, and will provide suppliers with guidance on how to develop the business case for emissions reduction targets and ...

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