Wal-Mart's latest green initiatives

February 2007
Progressive Grocer;2/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has opened the first in a series of what it is calling high-efficiency stores, which will use 20 percent less energy than a typical supercenter. According to John Menzer, vice chairman of Wal-Mart Stores, chief executive officer Lee Scott challenged their associates to open a store that was 25 percent to 30 percent more efficient by 2009.


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