CWR News Analysis — The Greening of Wal-Mart?:
—CSRwire: “Wal-Mart Celebrates Thanksgiving by Sourcing Local Food, Supporting Hunger-Relief, and Buying Wind Power”
—GreenBiz: “Wal-Mart’s New CEO: What Does it Mean for Green?”
—The Green Wave Marches On: Wal-Mart in China
—Grist: “Wal-Mart Comes to the Farmers Market”
—Press Release: “Walmart Gives Consumers Opportunity To Support Local Economies Through Locally Grown Program”
—Cornucopia Institute: Wal-Mart Organics: Market Expansion or Market Delusion?
—Press Release: “Wal-Mart Makes Major Commitment to Renewable Wind Power”
—Wal-Mart Carbon Disclosure Project Response, 2007
—Lee Scott Message in Wal-Mart Sustainability Progress report, 2007
Bloomberg Columnist Jonathan Weil, the first journalist to expose Enron’s cooked books in 2001, recently criticized President-Elect Barack Obama’s appointments to the Transition Economic Advisory Board, pointing out that almost half hail from companies that fried their financial statements or fueled the market meltdown — or both. CWR Co-hosts Bill Baue and Francesca Rheannon chat with Weil about his critique.