Media Advisory - Walmart Canada to announce significant sustainability

February 10, 2010 - 12.00pm-12.30pm

TORONTO, Feb. 9 /CNW/ -

    Who:   David Cheesewright, CEO Walmart Canada, and Matt Kistler, Senior
           Vice President for Sustainability Walmart Stores, will announce
           several sustainability initiatives that continue to further
           Walmart's Commitment to Sustainability.

    What:  The Green Business Summit is by far the largest event of its kind
           ever held in Canada. The event is bringing together more than 300
           CEOs, business executives, senior government officials, NGOs and
           academics to discuss and leverage the business case for going


    When:  February 10, 2010 / 12.00pm-12.30pm PST

    Where: Pan Pacific Hotel, Crystal Pavilion, lobby level, Vancouver,
           BCLive webcast 8.00am-1.00pm

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 317 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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