Media Advisory - Walmart Canada Green Business Summit

TORONTO, Feb. 4 /CNW/ -


    What:     Green Business Summit bringing together over 300 CEO's business
              executives, government officials and NGO's to discuss the
              business case for going green.

              There will be a showcase of 10 of the leading products and
              trends in sustainability


    Why:      To accelerate change for business's ability to go green with
              proven measurable results from Canada's leading companies
              showing best practices for sustainability that are both good
              for business and good for the planet.

    When:     February 10, 2010             8:00am-5:10pm PST
              Media conference              12.00pm-12.30pm PST

    Where:    Pan Pacific Hotel, Crystal Pavilion, lobby level, Vancouver,
              BCLive webcast 8.00am-12.00pm

    Who:      Discussing the business case for sustainability will be
              Canadian business leaders including:

              David Suzuki - CEO, Suzuki Foundation     Kellogg Canada
              David Cheesewright, CEO Walmart Canada    Kraft
              Coca-Cola Canada Colgate                  Palmolive
              PepsiCo Beverages Canada                  Kimberly Clark
              McDonalds                                 Canadian Tire
              Home Depot                                BestBuy
              Samsung                                   HJ Heinz
              Atos Origin                               Hallmark
              3M                                        Hasbro
              GM Canada                                 Hershey
              BC Hydro                                  Nintendo

              A complete list of the organizations participating at the
              Summit is available at

Reporters, bloggers and producers who wish to attend must confirm their attendance and coordinate press passes. For more information see

About the Walmart Canada Green Business Summit

Walmart Canada believes business can change the world faster than anyone. On February 10, 2010, Walmart Canada is hosting a Summit on sustainability, highlighting the very real business case for going green. Walmart Canada is leading change and accelerating the implementation of profitable, environmentally-sustainable business practices across industry sectors.

About Walmart Canada

Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Walmart Canada operates 314 retail outlets nationwide and serves more than one million customers daily. The company's vision is to demonstrate environmental leadership by reducing the ecological impact of its operations through company-wide programs focused on waste, energy and products, as well as outreach programs that preserve and enhance local environments. Walmart's global goal is to generate zero waste, to be powered 100 percent by renewable energy, and to sell products that sustain people and the environment.

SOURCE Walmart Canada

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Regan Lal, Walmart Green Business Summit, (604) 551-4409,,

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