During a keynote presentation, Jihad Rizkallah will share real business examples of the grocer’s four-pillar strategy, which is driving important sustainability results.
Over the next two years alone Target has committed to adding solar panels to 250 buildings, working with four key developers across the country.
A study conducted by the Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences earned the grocery chain accolades for energy and water conservation, among other initiatives.
The new online portal is the customer-facing iteration of Walmart’s Sustainability Index, launched in 2009 in collaboration with The Sustainability Consortium.
The project supports the grocer’s carbon reduction goals and will be capable of delivering electricity even through grid outages caused by storms and other disruptions.
The company said it is focusing on product design, recycling infrastructure and the end-market development for materials to make K-Cups.
Target, Staples, Ikea, Walmart, REI and Ebay sign the World Resources Institute and World Wildlife Federation principles to spur renewable energy progress.
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Approximately 150,000 EVs are sold annually and those numbers will increase as new models are introduced, yet there are only 6,000 public charging stations in the United States. Savvy retailers should take notice.
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Solar energy is a viable energy source for commercial and industrial buildings and the technology continues to evolve.
Areas of focus included making the business case for sustainability, leadership development and radical collaboration.
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