Walmart to Announce Latest Sustainability Commitment


What: Walmart will announce a new commitment as the company pursues its sustainability goals of being supplied 100 percent by renewable energy, creating zero waste and selling products that sustain people and the environment. Environmental Defense Fund worked with the company to develop the commitment and will join in the announcement, which will be webcast live on Following the announcement, TreeHugger will host a public web chat session in the TreeHugger Forums. Live Twitter updates of the announcement available at

Who:      Walmart President and CEO Mike Duke
               Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp

Where:   Live webcast on

When:    Thursday, Feb. 25, 11:00 a.m. - noon CST

Media Q&A

Following the announcement, Matt Kistler, senior vice president of sustainability at Walmart, and Elizabeth Sturcken, managing director, corporate partnerships for Environmental Defense Fund will hold a media conference call from 12:30-1 p.m. CST

What:     Media conference call

When:    Thursday, February 25, 12:30–1 p.m. CST

Where:   1-800-862-9098 – United States
                    0-800-666-0250 -- Argentina
                    0-800-891-6744 -- Brazil
                    1-230-020-9746 -- Chile
                    0-053-116-0855 -- Japan
                    001-800-514-6145 -- Mexico
                    1-080-071-4507 -- Northern China
                    10-800-140-1382 -- Southern China
                    0-808-101-1183 -- United Kingdom

Conference ID: 7WALMART

Who: Matt Kistler, senior vice president of sustainability for Walmart
          Elizabeth Sturcken, managing director, corporate partnerships, EDF

For more information, please contact:
Walmart      Kory Lundberg      800-331-0085      479-273-4314
EDF             Maude Wilson       415-486-3217