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  • commits 10% of our annual profits to restore and protect the environment
  • 1 -Charles Zimmerman. “Written testimony of Charles R. Zimmerman, Vice President of Prototype and New Format Development, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. before the United States Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy Efficiency.” February 12, 2007
  • Example of Walmart’s Environmental Track RecordNew stores take vast amount of space New WM Superstores (200k square-feet) compete with other existing Walmart stores (of only 100k square feet or less)1,000 parking spaces on average Normally built away from town centersUses massive amounts of electricity Residents living near a new Wal-mart often complain of increased traffic and noise pollution
  • Group1 case3

    1. 1. The Good, the Bad and theUglyTerra Nova Consultants<br />Jiajia<br />Julie<br />Constanze<br />Stephen<br />Moheth<br />
    2. 2. Agenda<br />The Good<br />The Bad<br />TheUgly<br />1<br />8th July 2010 <br />Group 1: Terra Nova Consultants<br />
    3. 3. The Good<br />8th July 2010 <br />Group 1: Terra Nova Consultants<br />2<br />
    4. 4. A successful yogurt company <br />Purchase organic ingredients<br />Awards:<br />“Best Green Companies For America’s Children”<br />“Clean Air Excellence and Green Power Leadership”<br />Company Vision:<br />Healthy food = Healthy People=Healthy business=Healthy Planet <br />Company mission:<br />Help family farm survive<br />Help protect the environment<br />
    5. 5. Sustainable Development- Products<br />Keep over 130,000 acres agricultural farm free of toxic pesticides and other chemicals<br />Reduce the energy used to make yogurt<br />
    6. 6. Sustainable Development- Manufacturing<br />Generate energy from waste water and rooftop solar cells<br />Build solar electric system to provide electricity to the plant <br />
    7. 7. Sustainable Development- Others <br />Ship full truck loads, use train and light-weight packaging to reduce greenhouse gas emissions<br />Recycle as much waste as possible<br />Establish a “Profits for the Planet” program<br />
    8. 8. The Bad<br />8th July 2010 <br />Group 1: Terra Nova Consultants<br />7<br />
    9. 9. 8<br />
    10. 10. The Bad<br />Wal-Mart is the largest commercial entity in the U.S., both physically and economically<br />Wal-Mart is also the largest “private” purchaser of electricity in the world1<br />its stores require massive amounts of land, energy and labor to function<br />Implemented pollution prevention measures and energy saving programs, recycling programs<br />Commitment to the environment or corporate greenwashing?<br />9<br />
    11. 11. Walmart’s Environmental Goals and Sustainability Efforts<br />To besupplied 100 percentbyrenewableenergy<br />To createzerowaste<br />To sellproductsthatsustainpeople and theenvironment<br />Sustainability Product Index (for suppliers)<br />SupplierSustainabilityAssessmentWebinar<br />PackagingScorecard<br />10<br />
    12. 12. 11<br />
    13. 13. 12<br />Source: Wal-mart and the Environment. It’s not easy being green: Walmart Watch, Sept 2007<br />
    14. 14. Walmart trying to change their image by promoting CSR<br />Carbon footprint and environmental track record far outweighs any energy saving initiatives<br />Responsibility “greening” passed on to their suppliers<br />The CSR report is primarily window dressing <br />13<br />
    15. 15. The Ugly<br />8th July 2010 <br />Group 1: Terra Nova Consultants<br />14<br />
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    18. 18. The Company<br />World leading producer of Nickel & Palladium<br />Currently worth aprox 27 billion euro and is 50% owned by two Russian Oligarchs<br />Is mining town of Norilsk has been closed to foreigners since early 90’s as a strategically important region<br />The mine in Norilsk started as a gulag in the USSR<br />The mining town of Monchegorsk is considered one of the most polluted towns in Russia<br />
    19. 19. Environmental Damage<br />1% of global sulphur dioxide emissions originate in Norilsk.<br />Heavy metal pollution in the region is so severe that soil itself has platinum & palladium content which is feasible to mine<br />According to Greenpeace there is a 30km “dead zone” around Norilsk and acid spread over a region equal in size to Germany<br />
    20. 20. Reform measures<br />8th July 2010 <br />Group 1: Terra Nova Consultants<br />19<br />USD 70 million spent on technological advancements to reduce emission<br />2009 EOY Emissions reduced by 7000 tonnes as compared to the previous<br />SO2 emissions reduced by 2.5 times since 1997<br />Sewage water discharge reduced by 3.6 million cubic meters from the previous year<br />Overall waste reduction 12% from previous year<br />
    21. 21. Level of Corporate Social Responsibility<br />The Good<br />Level of Sustainability<br />8th July 2010 <br />Group 1: Terra Nova Consultants<br />The Bad<br /> SD as a Competitive Advantage<br />The Ugly<br />20<br />
    22. 22. 8th July 2010 <br />Group 1: Terra Nova Consultants<br />21<br />
    23. 23. Environmental Performance<br />The Good<br />8th July 2010 <br />Group 1: Terra Nova Consultants<br />The <br />Good<br />The <br />Bad<br />The Ugly<br />The <br />Ugly<br />Economic Performance<br />22<br />
    24. 24. 23<br />8th July 2010 <br />Group 1: Terra Nova Consultants<br />