Wal-Mart Aims to Slash Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Supply Chain

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores here Thursday announced a goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its global supply chain by the end of 2015.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores here Thursday announced a goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its global supply chain by the end of 2015.

The company said its global supply chain is many times larger than its operational footprint and represents a more impactful opportunity to reduce emissions. Suppliers and Wal-Mart will jointly account for the reductions.

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