- Globally, an absolute 10.61 percent reduction in the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its 2005 base of stores, by the end of 2009 (most recent year for which we have data).
- 119 factories in China have demonstrated greater than 20 percent improved in efficiency compared to 2007 baseline.
- Plastic bag waste was reduced by 47.95 million pounds, or approximately 3.5 billion bags, globally.
- Wal-Mart de México reduced water use by 17 percent compared to 2008 baseline.
The third example comes from P&G: Another global corporation that has merged its business goals with the sustainability goals. P&G has made a public commitment to the long term vision for sustainable growth:
- Powering our plants with 100% renewable energy.
- Using 100% renewable or recycled materials for all products and packaging.
- Having zero consumer and manufacturing waste go to landfills.
- Wal-Mart 2011 Global Responsibility Report
- UNILEVER SUSTAINABLE LIVING PLAN
- P&G 2010 Sustainability Report
- Green Supply Chains- Beyond the Cost of Energy
- Supply chain strategy trend two- environmental consciousness
- Sustainable Thinking in Supply Chains- A Long way to Go
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