05 Dec '11, 4pm

Just How Sustainable Is Walmart?

Just How Sustainable Is Walmart?

In 2006, I wrote a cover story for FORTUNE with the headline: Wal-Mart Saves the Planet . Since then, I've written dozens of stories about the retail giant. I've reported on Walmart's impact on the gold mining industry (Green Gold in FORTUNE), its efforts to protect child laborers in Uzbekistan and salmon fisherman in Alaska (Walmart: A bully benefactor on Fortune.com), the launch of a path-breaking sustainability index (Inside Walmart's sustainability index at GreenBiz), LED lights in Walmart parking lots, the company's CSR reports, etc. I've been critical at times -- pointing to Walmart's BIG problem: climate change and writing that Walmart CEO (Mike Duke) has a problem with gays -- but most of my coverage of the company's sustainability effort has been laudatory. Now here comes Stacy Mitchell, a smart reporter, with a six-part series in Grist called Walmart's Greenwash:...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/12/05/just-how-sustaina...

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