Skip to main content

Wal-Mart lauded for its sustainable business practices


Wal-Mart Canada won the Award for Corporate Environmental Excellence at the Globe awards gala ceremony on May 13 held in Vancouver.

"Walmart Canada is proud and humbled to be recognized by Canada's business community for its environmental achievements," said Andrew Pelletier, vice-president of corporate affairs and sustainability at Walmart Canada. "Our results show what is possible when sustainability is embraced throughout an organization.  We will continue to drive and share new initiatives."

The award is presented to a Canadian corporation with a proven record of environmental stewardship that has materially contributed to economic competitiveness through a commitment to environmental excellence that is integrated with a corporate-wide approach to sustainability.

Globe Foundation is a Vancouver-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to finding practical business-oriented solutions to the world's environmental problems.

Wal-Mart’s global goal is to generate zero waste, to be powered 100 per cent by renewable energy, and to sell products that sustain people and the environment.

This ad will auto-close in 10 seconds