Walmart Wants Zero Emissions by 2040—Without Carbon Offsets

The retailer has a new plan to become 'regenerative' and protect 50 million acres of land

Illustration from Walmart's sustainability plan
Walmart first sought to become more sustainable following Hurricane Katrina in 2005 when it saw how climate change could impact communities. Walmart

Walmart has set ambitious new goals for itself to combat climate change, targeting zero emissions in its global operations by 2040, as well as committing to protect, manage or restore at least 50 million acres of land and 1 million square miles of ocean by 2030.

@lisalacy Lisa Lacy is Adweek's Commerce Editor.