PHOTOS: Ten Environmental Wins of 2009

PHOTOS: Ten Environmental Wins of 2009
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Walmart Going Green?

Walmart, the world's largest retailer by revenue, announced in July that it would require its hundred thousand suppliers to account for the environmental costs of their products. The mega-chain's new labeling program could "redefine the design and makeup of consumer goods sold around the globe," according to the Wall Street Journal.

"At Walmart, we're working to make sustainability sustainable, so that it's a priority in good times and in the tough times," said Mike Duke, Walmart's president and CEO, in a media statement. "An important part of that is developing the tools to help enable sustainable consumption."
—Photograph from AP
 
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