LIVE WEBCAST: Walmart Hosts First Sustainability Product Expo with Key Partners to Drive Innovation

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What:

    Walmart CEO Doug McMillon and his senior leadership team will host the company’s first ever Sustainability Product Expo where they will bring together buyers, suppliers, nonprofits and government agencies in Rogers, Ark., to accelerate a successful collaboration aimed at using scale to make sustainable products available for all.
 
During the three-day meeting, participants will share progress, hear from experts on the latest innovative solutions, and participate in working sessions. A live webcast will be available for Tuesday, April 29, the first day of the meeting. Highlights will include (full agenda below):
 
-- a key note address from Doug McMillon, president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.,
-- a pledge by executives from leading suppliers to work with Walmart on two key sustainability issues to be announced at the expo,
-- a panel exploring the customer and Walmart Moms perspective on sustainability, and
-- updates on progress in areas such as recycling, factory efficiency, agriculture, packaging, chemicals and the Sustainability Index.
 

Who:

Walmart Leadership

Doug McMillon, president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
 

Supplier and NGO Leadership

John Bryant, CEO and president of Kellogg’s;
Hugh Grant, chairman and CEO of Monsanto;
Fred Krupp, president of Environmental Defense Fund;
Kees Kruythoff, President, North America for Unilever;
A.G. Lafley, Chairman of the Board, President, and CEO of Procter & Gamble;
Johnson & Johnson, Roberto Marques, Company Group Chairman for Consumer North America;
Denise Morrison, president and CEO of Campbell Soup Company;

Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo;

Greg Page, executive chairman of the board of Cargill;
Ken Powell, chairman and CEO of General Mills;
Carter Roberts, president and CEO of World Wildlife Fund;
Peter Seligmann, chairman, CEO and co-founder of Conservation International;
Rick Smith, president and CEO of the Dairy Farmers of America;
Goldman Sachs, TBC; and
Coca-Cola Refreshments, TBC.
 

When:

Live Webcast

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
8:00 a.m. CDT
 

Where:

Live webcast of Walmart Sustainability Product Expo at http://news.walmart.com/events/sustainability-product-expo-2014 at 8:00 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

 

Full Agenda

8 to 10 a.m. – General Session with special guest, President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon, joined by key supplier Chief Executive Officers

10:30 to 11:15 a.m. – General Merchandise session

11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Packaging and Recycling Supply session

12:15 to 1:45 p.m. – Lunch

1:45 to 2:30 p.m. – Food and Agriculture session

2:45 to 3:30 p.m. – Consumables session

Contact:
Walmart
Susan Saronitman, 1-800-331-0085
http://news.walmart.com/reporter

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