Posts Tagged with "Wal-Mart"

What Do Cargill’s Recent Palm Oil Commitments Mean For Its Customers?

Thursday, July 14, 2011

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What Do Cargill’s Recent Palm Oil Commitments Mean For Its Customers?

“Whether we like it or not it is very largely our industry which is providing the economic incentives for individuals and companies to chop down trees… Between us, we spend billions of dollars buying these commodities. We can make a difference if we buy them differently and better.” – A senior Unilever executive in a [...]

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Wal-Mart Does the Right Thing – for once!

Thursday, September 6, 2007

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In one of the most blatant displays of corporate greed taking precedence over common sense, Wal-Mart, Home Depot and Lowe’s have been supporting the destruction of cypress forests that serve as some of the Gulf Coast’s best natural storm and flooding protection – to grind up for garden mulch! Happily, our friends at the Save [...]

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Saving the Cypress

Saturday, March 10, 2007

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The Gulf Restoration Network has launched a rapid responder campaign to help save the remaining endangered cypress groves along the Gulf Coast. Mega lumber retailers like Lowes, Wal-Mart and Home Depot are apparently selling mulch that is coming directly from cypress groves that are holding together the eroding coastlines. With hurricane season around the corner [...]

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