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wal-mart

wal-mart

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From wal-mart's site: "At Wal-Mart, we're committed to acting as a globally responsible citizen, and we strive to improve the quality of life for our associates, customers and communities through financial contributions, in-kind donations and volunteerism."

tags: retail, store, stores, discount, superstore, supercenter, department

wal-mart's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
EPA Top 50 Green Power Purchasers 2009 environmental protection agency rank #15 of 50
Brand Emissions Leaders haymarket group member
No Dirty Gold Signatories no dirty gold group member
Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index 2009 carbon disclosure project score 89/100
EPA Green Power Purchaser Awards 2009 environmental protection agency custom On-site Generation
Top 60 Diversity Elite 2009 hispanic business rank #4 of 60
Green Grades 2009 forestethics score 68/100
PINK magazine's 15 Top Companies for Women 2009 pink magazine group member
Top 20 Annual On-site Green Power Usage 2009 environmental protection agency measure 17000 mWh
Supermarket Seafood Sustainability Scorecard 2009 greenpeace score 4.3/10
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wal-mart's Article Breakdown (212 unique articles) ?

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Articles about Wal-mart ?

Daimler Trucks North America And Walmart Develop Hybrid-electric Class 8 Cascadia; Enter Long-term Advanced Engineering Partnership

From greencarcongress.com (verified), October 26, 2010

Waste Management

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) and Walmart have collaborated to build the first hybrid electric Freightliner Cascadia. This truck also marks the beginning of a long-term strategic partnership between DTNA and Walmart to develop innovative, g...

in this article: wal-mart, daimler

Kroger And Walmart Frozen Peas Recall: How To Check Your Freezer

From yahoo.com (verified), October 24, 2010

Product Safety

After the Pictsweet Company of Bells, Tenn., found glass fragments in some of its frozen green peas and related products, it started a recall that affects two of the nation's largest grocers: Walmart, the world's largest retailer and grocer...

in this article: wal-mart, kroger

PepsiCo Reveals Global Agri Plans

From environmentalleader.com (verified), October 20, 2010

Resource Management

In the wake of Wal-Mart’s announced commitment to sustainable agriculture, PepsiCo has revealed plans to roll-out its new crop management system globally that will enable PepsiCo’s farmers to monitor, manage and reduce their water use and...

in this article: wal-mart

Walmart, Target Pull Lead-Tainted Toddler Chairs, Jewelry Beads

From greenbiz.com (verified), October 17, 2010

Product Safety

Walmart and Target have pulled chairs, kid's boxing gloves and foam beads from their store shelves after tests showed they violate federal lead limits.

in this article: wal-mart, target

Walmart Sows Seeds For Sustainable Farming Revolution

From businessgreen.com (verified), October 14, 2010

Resource Management

Walmart yesterday hailed a "new era" in its approach to the agricultural sector, launching a major new initiative designed to promote sustainable farming techniques amongst its global network of small and med

in this article: wal-mart

Walmart To Sell Pet Products Made Of Upcycled Waste

From greenbiz.com (verified), October 7, 2010

Resource Management

Beginning this month, Walmart will be selling pet products made from discarded, recyclable materials, as part of a new partnership with manufacturer Worldwise.

in this article: wal-mart

Five Walmart Stores To Collect 28 Types Of Trash For TerraCycle

From greenbiz.com (verified), September 30, 2010

Resource Management

Five Walmart stores on the East Coast will be the first to test a new collection system for 28 types of trash that TerraCycle turns into new products.

in this article: terracycle, wal-mart

United States Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce Honors Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., As Corporation Of The Year At 31st Annual Convention

From csrwire.com (verified), September 29, 2010

Worker Treatment

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2010 Corporation of the Year Award, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Wal-Mart was honored at a luncheon on Friday, September 24th at the USHCC National Convention...

in this article: wal-mart

Wal-Mart And H&M Commit To Greening Their Textile Supply Chain

From greenbiz.com (verified), September 23, 2010

Waste Management

At the Clinton Global Initiative, the retail giant announced it would work with Chinese textile manufacturers to embrace better industry techniques. The Wal-Mart announcement comes on the heels of similar initiative NRDC launched with H&M several...

in this article: wal-mart, hennes & mauritz

Walmart De Mexico Foundation Honored By World Business And Development Awards

From csrwire.com (verified), September 22, 2010

Community Impact

The Walmart de Mexico Foundation has been honoured as a winner of the World Business and Development Awards 2010. The Foundation's Indigenous Product Commercialization Program was selected as one of ten winners, out of 170 initiatives submitted ...

in this article: wal-mart

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