Media Advisory: Walmart to Announce New Sustainability Commitments in Beijing, China

What:

Walmart Sustainable Global Sourcing announcement in Beijing, China, with Walmart executives, U.S. and Chinese government officials, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and Walmart associates to announce strengthened and expanded commitments to the company’s global sustainability supply chain and to update on progress on global commitments announced at the 2008 Beijing Sustainability Summit. 

Who:

Mike Duke, President and CEO, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Leslie Dach, Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Walmart
Greg Foran, President, Walmart China
Gary Locke, U.S. Ambassador to China
Li Jun Fung, Director-General National Climate Change Strategy Research, NDRC
Kara Hurst, CEO, The Sustainability Consortium
Orville Schell, Director US-China Center, Asia Society

When:

Thursday, October 25, 2012
China World Hotel
Beijing, China
2:00 p.m. (Beijing Time)

Where:

Video rebroadcast and for additional information check out The Walmart Green Room.

Additional Background:

The Walmart Sustainable Global Supply Chain rebroadcast will be available on our website. During the meeting, Walmart President and CEO, Mike Duke, will share updates on Walmart’s progress and continued commitment to sustainable global sourcing, including new commitments for the Sustainability Index and the next phase of growth for The Sustainable Consortium.

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