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What Walmart Needs to Go 100% Renewable

By Joshua Ryor of WRI & Bryn Baker of WWF

Walmart’s aspirational goal to be supplied by 100% renewable energy – and to drive the production or procurement of 7 billion kWh of renewable energy globally while doubling the number of on-site solar projects in the U.S. by 2020 – just plain makes business sense. Between Walmart’s 2020… Read More

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3 Technologies Farmers are Using to Protect the Environment

By Jerry Lynch, Chief Sustainability Officer, General Mills

In April, General Mills Chairman and CEO Ken Powell joined Walmart President and CEO Doug McMillon to announce a commitment to accelerate innovation in sustainable agriculture and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through an initiative called Field to Market (FTM).The announcement was… Read More

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Seeking: Leading Companies to Drive Renewable Energy Revolution

By Marty Spitzer, Director U.S. Climate and Renewable Energy Policy, WWF

Editor's Note: Earlier this month, Walmart joined Bloomberg, Facebook, General Motors, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Mars, Novelis, Procter and Gamble, REI, and Sprint in signing the Renewable Energy Buyer’s Principles. The goal of these Principles is to increase availability of… Read More

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How Sustainable Growing Technology Creates USDA-Certified Herbs

By Philip Karp, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Shenandoah Growers

Shenandoah Growers has more than two decades of experience in culinary herbs—those that are fresh cut and kept in those plastic “clam” packs you often see in the supermarket, as well as living organic herbs that you find in pots in the produce section of your supermarket. The decade-long… Read More

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The Power of Collaboration for Supply Chain Sustainability

By Betty Cremmins, CDP

Did you know that The Campbell Soup Company has installed a 60 acre, 10-megawatt (MW) solar panel project to run the largest soup plant in the world? The system comprises more than 24,000 solar panels mounted on mechanisms that track the sun each day from east to west and efficiently positions each… Read More

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