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  • 1. Walmart initiatives in the Energy and Carbon Responsibility Domain

2. Our Mission and Purpose

  • In everything we do, we are driven by a common mission:
  • Saving people money
  • so they can live better

3. Save Money. Live Better

  • If you look back on our history, we have always been good at the first part of our mission-- saving people money. But something interesting has happened recently. We have developed a much better understanding of the second half of our mission -- live better.
  • This is where our commitment to sustainability comes in. It has been the most powerful example of our company bringing together the two parts of our mission and unlocking the full potential of Wal-Mart.

Lee Scott, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, Walmart China Sustainability Summit October 22, 2008 4. Broad Sustainability Goals at Walmart

  • To be supplied 100 percent by renewable energy

To create zero waste To sell products that sustain people and the environment 5. Sustainability 360 Sustainability 360 Associates 2+ millionworldwide Suppliers 100,000+ globally Serve customers 200 milliontimes weekly Operations 8,000+ storesworldwide 6. Sustainable Value Networks

  • A tool to help integrate sustainable practices into all parts of our business.
  • Our SVNs include:
    • Greenhouse Gas
    • Sustainable Buildings
    • Alternative Fuels
    • Logistics
    • Waste
    • Packaging
    • Wood & Paper
    • Agriculture and Seafood
    • Textiles
    • Jewelry
    • Electronics
    • Chemical Intensive Products

7. Sustainability Index

  • Our customers desire products that are more efficient, last longer and perform better. They want to know the products entire lifecycle. They want to know the materials in the product are safe, that it is made well and is produced in a responsible way.
  • Supplier Sustainability Assessment
  • Lifecycle Analysis Database
  • A Simple Tool for Customers

8. Climate & Energy

  • Our long-term goal is to reach a day where all of our energy comes from a renewable source.
  • We have set several benchmarks along the way to improve the energy efficiency of our stores and trucking fleet. Today we are working to:
    • Make existing stores 20 percent more efficient in seven years
    • Make new stores up to 25 - 30 percent more efficient in four years
    • Make our truck fleet 25 percent more efficient in three years, double in 10 years
    • Eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Walmart's global supply chain by the end of 2015.

9. Energy Use and GHG Management

  • All Walmart facilities and suppliersMUST :
  • Monitor facility energy consumption, including fuel use for transportation as well as inside factory: including reviewing energy meters, (should be installed and not out of order) energy data, inventory of energy use, etc.
  • GHG emissions inventory, all direct and indirect energy consumption.All should be monitored and documented.
  • Meet all applicable local legal requirements for energy use and GHG emissions.

10. Beijing Sustainability Summit Goals

  • Compliance and Beyond: Work with suppliers who share our commitment to being socially and environmentally responsible
  • Transparency: Increase transparency within our supply chain
  • Safety and Quality: Achieve higher standards of product safety and quality
  • Efficiency: Improve energy efficiency in supplier factories


  • Sustainability continues to make Walmart a better company by reducing waste, lowering costs, driving innovation, increasing productivity and helping us fulfill our mission of saving people money so they can live better.

Mike Duke President and CEO, Walmart Walmart Sustainability Report 2010