Wal-Mart takes GIANT STEP w/ Sustainability Index

It's easy to underestimate the impact of news coming out of Bentonville this morning bc the article is going to be located in the Business section of most daily papers. However, this is a watershed moment for capitalism and the planet. The biggest retailer in the world has announced the creation of their Sustainability Index which will provide transparency on the sustainability of all products and allow shoppers to make purchases with this information in mind.

In twenty years every store and every product across the globe will have some version of this. To know it was created right here in Northwest Arkansas by the UA Applied Sustainability Center, Wal-Mart, and the Natural Resource Defense Council is pretty special.

The Morning News - Sustainability Index



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After reading this I thought it was very informative. I respect you taking the time and effort to put this post together. Once more I find myself spending way too much time both reading and even commenting. However so what, it was still worth it!

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