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Walmart says it will eliminate emissions from global operations by 2040

29 days ago   |   By Fortune

Walmart Inc. said it's targeting zero emissions from its global operations by 2040, a small fraction of its total, in the latest climate-focused step amid heightened calls from investors and activists to reduce carbon footprints.
The world's biggest retailer also plans to secure enough wind, solar and other renewable energy sources to power its facilities with 100% green power by 2035, it said in a statement Monday. It had previously said that it aims to secure half of its power from renewable sources by 2025.
Walmart is committing to cutting emissions from it own operations, known as...
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Walmart said it will eliminate its carbon footprint by 2040 - but not for its supply chain, which makes up the bulk of its emissions

Walmart said it will eliminate its carbon footprint by 2040 - but not for its supply chain, which makes up the bulk of its emissions

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Walmart aims to reduce its global emissions to zero by 2040, the retail giant announced on Monday - but the goal does not apply to emissions from its supply chain, which dwarf its direct carbon footprint.
The goal covers "scope-one emissions," from operations Walmart owns or directly controls, and "scope-two emissions," which cover its indirect emissions from sources such as electricity and heating.
The target excludes "scope-three emissions," which are all other indirect emissions the company incurs, including in its supply chain. Bloomberg estimated that these...
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