Commitment to Action

Accelerating Sustainability Index Business Integration

Commitment by

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

In 2012, Walmart committed to expanding its Sustainability Index significantly, quadrupling the number of product categories covered, and covering more than thirty percent of the products sold in the United States. The Sustainability Index will be integrated more seamlessly into Walmart's core business practices and incentives encouraging behavior that supports sustainability will be developed for buyers and suppliers. The objective of the commitment is to create a more transparent supply chain, accelerate adoption of best practices, and drive product innovation.

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Commitment

Accelerating Sustainability Index Business Integration

Launched

2012

Est. Duration

3 years

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States of America

Commitment by

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.