TITLE

Wal-Mart's principles will bring rewards

AUTHOR(S)
Chynoweth, Emma
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;11/6/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 42, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart Stores has launched a set of preferred chemical principles to develop more sustainable products. The firm has earmarked three priority chemicals to focus on, and will add 17 more over the next two years. The company has adopted a three-stage process to encourage suppliers to find substitutes for chemicals of concern.
ACCESSION #
23158363

 

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