Wal Mart Hires Rocky Mountain Institute

walmart44.jpgWal Mart continues to amaze: This time they have brought in the masters of sustainability, the Rocky Mountain Institute, to consult with them about efficiencies in transportation as well as in stores. (article here)
With the likes of Amory Lovins discussing anything with high level officials from Wal Mart, the result is bound to be world-changing. Speaking of high level officials, this statement (PDF here) by Lee Scott (Wal Mart CEO) is a few months old, but if you havn’t read it yet, please do so. The environmental part looks like it came straight out of the pages of Natural Capitalism and is almost unbeliveable.
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Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.