In 2005 Wal-Mart, a US based retail chain, adopted a sustainability strategy and established goals of being 100% fuelled by renewable energy, producing zero waste and selling products that will sustain the environment. Among other practices the company installed green roofs, built a more efficient trucking fleet, and began to involve its supply chain. A three-stage path was developed . 1) Suppliers products to be rated on sustainability criteria; 2) Data to be gathered data on product life cycl...

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12.9 Implement sustainable business strategies
12.1 Formulate environmental management strategy

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