BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Today Wal-Mart will officially begin using its packaging scorecard to rate suppliers on their progress toward developing more ecologically sustainable packaging. Wal-Mart will take the scores of trading partners into account when making sourcing decisions. This marks the retailer’s latest step toward achieving a 5% packaging reduction in its supply chain by 2013. So far, 6,371 vendors have entered information related to 97,000 products into the online scoring tool. The ...
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