8th & Walton Conference Call Podcast

8th & Walton Conference Call Podcast


Walmart’s Sustainability Vision: Zero Plastic Waste

July 26, 2019

  At the recent WalStreet Fireside Chat, Walmart sharpened its focus on sustainability for itself and suppliers. Laura Phillips, SVP for Global Sustainability at Walmart, detailed plans for the company to achieve zero plastic waste by 2025 through private label improvements, supplier accountability, and customer education. According to Phillips, plastic waste is becoming a great concern for shoppers. Less than 14% of plastic is recycled, with the remainder ending up in landfills and other areas in the environment. Walmart recognizes […]