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Report: Walmart, Other Importers Need to Speed Zero-Emissions Shift
March 4, 2023 — The report “All Brands On Deck: Top Furniture, Fashion, Retail & Technology Companies Must Act to Abandon Dirty Ships,” analyzed the climate and other pollution impacts of 18 companies importing their goods into the U.S. in 2021. Altogether they were responsible for 3.5 million metric tons of climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions, with Walmart, Target and Home Depot leading the way.
Walmart, Target, Home Depot lead pack of retailers emitting millions of pounds of CO2 through shipping
March 4, 2023 — A new report from the nonprofits Pacific Environment and Stand.earth finds that the ships that carried imports for 18 of the U.S.’s largest retail, fashion, tech, and furniture companies emitted about 3.5 million metric tons of greenhouse gases in 2021, about as much as the annual climate pollution from 750,000 passenger cars.
Ship It Zero Campaign to Walmart: Protecting Oceans Requires Zero Emissions Shipping
February 22, 2022 — Walmart Senior Vice President for Sustainability Jane Ewing will be a keynote speaker at the  9th annual World Ocean Summit Virtual Week taking place from March 1–4, 2022. Climate advocates with the Ship It Zero campaign are calling on Walmart to stop ignoring its massive ocean and climate pollution problem, as the company touts its narrow focus on overfishing.