20 Apr '17, 10pm

Walmart just pledged to eliminate a billion tons of greenhouse gas.

Walmart just pledged to eliminate a billion tons of greenhouse gas. That’s as much as Germany’s yearly emissions. It’s hardly the first example of a business charging ahead on climate change mitigation while governments dither. Pretty much every giant corporation has made a commitment to reduce its emissions: food titan Unilever, everything maker General Electric, and IKEA (where you get your OMLOPPs ), and on and on. But what Walmart does matters. The company is such a behemoth that its policy changes trigger transformation around the globe. Walmart is the 10th largest economic entity in the world, after Canada , so this effort, dubbed “Project Gigaton,” is akin to every Canadian signing on to a strict sustainability plan. Most of Walmart’s environmental footprint comes from other businesses extracting raw materials to manufacture Walmart’s products. So it will be pushing...

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