Wal-Mart puts forth an initiative to build a global, open database: It may be the most important effort to limit carbon exposure
-by Andy Leventhal, CEO and Founder of Planet Metrics, maker of software that helps companies visually understand their carbon emissions across the supply chain.
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Wal-Mart really gets it. It is almost as if they have been listening to us. Their Sustainability Index webcast had three phrases that were repeated by each senior executive taking the stage. Producers of goods and services, large retailers, automakers, and just about every manufacturing company should take their words to heart:
– Reduce cost
– Improve quality
– Understand and manage the Product Life Cycle