Walmart to Announce New Sustainability Commitments in Beijing

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Oct. 25, 2012 -- Walmart Sustainable Global Sourcing announcement in Beijing, China, with Walmart executives, U.S. and Chinese government officials, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and Walmart associates.

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 12:00 AM   CDT  Add to Calendar

Walmart today further strengthened its commitment to a sustainable global supply chain by announcing a series of initiatives to make the company's supply chain in the United States, China, and around the world more sustainable.

At an event in Beijing with government officials, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), academics, suppliers and company associates, Walmart said the company will use the Sustainability Index to design more sustainable products, make its global supply chain more socially and environmentally accountable and responsible, and incentivize merchants to make sustainability a bigger part of their day-to-day jobs.