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How Does Walmart Define Sustainability?

How Does Walmart Define Sustainability?

27 February 2013

ANALYSIS - Walmart Senior Manager of Sustainability Rob Kaplan, spoke at the Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum about what sustainability means to Walmart and how important corn is to Walmart, reports Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite.com senior editor.

Kaplan discussed consumer drivers including labeling. He also addresses how Walmart is working with the National Corn Growers Association through Field to Market - a collaborative alliance designed to create a safe, affordable and sustainable supply chain.

In his role at Walmart, Kaplan drives product and supply chain innovation by integrating carbon reduction and business strategy. Kaplan noted that sustainability must work economically for Walmart.

Ag Issues Forum is a media event hosted by Bayer CropScience, covering the thought-provoking topics facing agriculture today.

Sarah Mikesell, Senior Editor

Sarah Mikesell, Senior Editor



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