Wal-Mart joins agriculture sustainability group
August 30, 2012
By David Manly
Aug. 30, 2012 - Wal-Mart has joined other Fortune 500 companies in seeking to make agriculture more sustainable.
Accoring to Reuters, Wal-Mart will be the first retailer in the Field to Market alliance, which works with farmers to make agriculture as environmentally friendly as possible.
"We have pretty ambitious goals to sell products that are sustainable and this is directly within that framework," said Rob Kaplan, Wal-Mart's senior manager of sustainability.