Posts Tagged ‘Walmart’

What Does Walmart’s Sustainability Product Index Mean to You?

February 8th, 2010

What is it? What is driving it? How does it apply to you?

What is it?
Walmart’s Sustainability Index initiative is undoubtedly a shock to many of their 100,000 suppliers. The 15 questions on the Index focus on four areas: Energy and Climate, Material Efficiency, Natural Resources, and People and Community. These questions push beyond the typical boundaries that a supplier uses to manage their resources to remain a top competitor for the price-focused Walmart.

What is driving it?
We believe that Walmart, the worlds largest retailer, sees the path to sustainability as one that is driven by market forces, one that will give them a competitive edge, and one that makes them a ‘better’ company.  » Read more: What Does Walmart’s Sustainability Product Index Mean to You?

Walmart Drives Supply Chain Sustainability

July 18th, 2009

Walmart Drives Supply Chain Sustainability With its release of a 15-question list for its 100,000 suppliers, Walmart continues to work towards greening its supply chain. This is an opportunity to advance profitable and principled sustainable business practices, and Sustainametrics can show you how.