Walmart Assesses Green Efforts

According to the senior director of local sourcing of Wal-Mart, Ronald McCormick, Wal-Mart Stores are concentrating on assessing sustainability efforts and results in order to earn consumer trust, accelerate progress and better manage its program.

“Another one of the many things that we discovered in this process [of implementing sustainability initiatives] is that it’s easy to make the commitments, it’s hard to do the work, and it’s even more hard to do the work in a way that you can measure it, that you can identify that the results that you are getting are based on the efforts that you’re putting into it,” McCormick said at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit Convention.

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