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Sustainability

USING OUR STRENGTHS TO HELP PEOPLE LIVE BETTER AND PRESERVE THE PLANET

Since 2005, Walmart has been collaborating with others to drive positive change across global supply chains. Our sustainability efforts prioritize people and the planet by aiming to source responsibly, sell sustainable products, protect and restore natural resources and reduce waste and emissions. We’ve committed to help make responsible recruitment the norm across the global supply chain, protect forests, oceans and land, eliminate waste and significantly reduce emissions in our own operations and work with our suppliers to avoid a gigaton of greenhouse gas emissions from the global value chain.

In 2019, our company powered an estimated 29% of our operations with renewable energy, diverted 80% of our waste from landfills and incineration globally and much more. See Walmart’s ESG report for more environmental highlights.
  • Over the past 15 years, sustainability has become a core tenet of Walmart's business. Our efforts prioritize people and the planet by aiming to source responsibly, sell sustainable products, protect natural resources and reduce waste and emissions. The timeline presented here represents our journey to...

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Recent Stories

  • September 21, 2020
    Every journey begins for a reason. Fifteen years ago, Walmart started on our journey to become a more sustainable company. We set aspirational goals to achieve 100% renewable energy, zero waste and a more sustainable supply chain for people and the planet. This commitment to…
  • September 21, 2020
    World’s largest retailer targets zero emissions by 2040 and aims to protect, manage or restore at least 50 million acres of land and one million square miles of ocean by 2030. Building on more than 15 years of sustainability leadership, Walmart today announced it is doubling down on addressing the growing climate crisis by targeting…