The Future of Sustainability: A Perspective from Walmart 3/28

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Walmart’s Director of Sustainability, Miranda A. A. Ballentine, to discuss Walmart’s productivity loop at NC State University

March 28, come hear retail giant Walmart’s thinking on how sustainability will unfold in the next five years. For a supplier, what’s the dividend in sustainability? Ms. Ballentine will provide Walmart’s global perspective. Hear Walmart’s latest thinking on product life cycles. And finally, hear about the productivity loop of Operate for Less, Buy for Less, Sell for Less, Grow Sales.

Tours of NC State’s Centennial Campus include the Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management (FREEDM) Systems Center; TexLabs in the College of Textiles; and BTEC, the world’s most advanced biomanufacturing training facility. FREE and open to the public, but registration is required.

  • Wednesday, March 28, on Centennial Campus at North Carolina State University
  • Discussion 6:00 to 7:00; optional campus tours 4:30 to 5:30
  • No charge for event, but registration is required.

This event is sponsored by North Carolina State University / Duke University / The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill






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