Monday, November 8, 2010

Wal-Mart's Sustainability 360

Wal-Mart's CSR Program is titled "Sustainability 360" the purpose for their CSR Report is to take a more comprehensive view of their business and engage the suppliers which are 100,000 plus, also more than two million associates and millions of customers around the world in their sustainability efforts.

The sustainability efforts began in 2005 and changes have been made to add value to their business. The effort includes renewable energy sources and improving the efficiency of buildings to reduce their energy use and emissions. Their waste is sent to recycling facilities instead of a landfill and they are making more recycled commodities available for new packaging and products. "By providing our customers with product choices that can reduce their impact on the environment, we are helping them save energy, water and money." (Sustainability 360)

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