Wal-Mart Announces New Sustainability Plans

BEIJING — Wal-Mart Stores announced today that by the end of 2017 it will buy 70% of the goods it sells in U.S. stores and in U.S. Sam’s Clubs only from suppliers in the United States, China and around the world who use its Sustainability Index to evaluate their products.  

This change will involve suppliers who produce goods in categories where the Index, launched in 2009 to measure the sustainabili

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