Per a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Journal Sentinel (JOS) Online column, Wal-mart is planning to cut greenhouse gas emissions, reduce water use and know its suppliers. Wal-Mart will send surveys to 100,000 suppliers as part of its plan to roll out a "Sustainability Product Index."
Have you measured your corporate greenhouse gas emissions?
Have you set publicly available greenhouse gas reduction targets? If yes, what are those targets?
If measured, please report total water use from facilities that produce your product(s) for Wal-Mart for the most recent year measured.
Have you set publicly available water use reduction targets? If yes, what are those targets?
Before beginning a business relationship with a manufacturing facility, do you evaluate the quality of, and capacity for, production?
Do you have a process for managing social compliance at the manufacturing level?
Do you invest in community development activities in the markets you source from and/or operate within?
For More details visit JOS (http://www.jsonline.com/business/51627402.html) or Wal-Mart http://walmartstores.com/download/3863.pdf