Bentonville, Ark., Jan. 19, 2007 – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. today announced its support of the effort by the companies and organizations of the U.S. Climate Action Partnership (US-CAP). “We support US-CAP’s leadership on this important issue. We look forward to working with US-CAP, Congress and the White House to enact meaningful legislation to slow, stop and reverse the growth of greenhouse gas emissions,” said Linda Dillman, Wal-Mart Executive Vice President of Risk Management, Benefits and Sustainability.
“We endorse the group’s call for strong national policies and market-based programs for greenhouse gas reductions,” Dillman continued. “We applaud the US-CAP for its leadership on this critical national priority and agree that this enormous challenge can be met with smart and comprehensive proposals like the ones outlined by the group.”
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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates Wal-Mart discount stores, supercenters, Neighborhood Markets and Sam’s Club locations in the United States. The Company operates in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. The Company’s securities are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol WMT.
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