Wal-Mart Commits to Going Green

Wal-Mart has long been synonymous with rock-bottom prices. Today, the retail giant says it also wants to be synonymous with the green movement. In 2006, Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott announced plans for a bold sustainability initiative. Among other things, the initiative calls for Wal-Mart to cut energy use in its 7,000 stores around the world by 30 percent and to cut greenhouse-gas emissions at existing stores by 20 percent in seven years. Wal-Mart has also pledged to reduce solid waste produced...Full Story
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