Wal-Mart commits to using 50% renewable energy by 2025

Rob Walton, former Chairman of the Board of Wal-Mart from 1992-2015, recently issued a commentary on CNBC regarding the retailer's commitment to sustainability, and its plan to enlist its supply chain in meeting those goals. Walton stated Wal-Mart intends to power 50% of its operations via renewable resources by 2025. The commentary also claimed that between 2005 and 2015, the retail leviathan doubled its fleet's efficiency, having cut CO2 emissions by roughly 650,000 metric tons. Additionally, Wal-Mart aims to challenge countless partners throughout its supply chain to further cut 1 gigaton of emissions by 2030, equivalent to the total annual emissions from all U.S. passenger vehicles. Dive Insight: It's well-known that the biggest of the big boxes wields considerable power among those whose products are lucky enough to occupy shelf space. Wal-Mart's company policies ofte...

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