Media Advisory - Walmart Canada Green Business Summit

Toronto, Feb. 4 /CNW/ -


Green Business Summit bringing together over 300 CEO's business executives, government officials and NGO's to discuss the business case for going green. There will be a showcase of 10 of the leading products and trends in sustainability

Why: To accelerate change for business's ability to go green with proven measurable results from Canada's leading companies showing best practices for sustainability that are both good for business and good for the planet.

When: February 10, 2010 8:00am-5:10pm PST
Media conference 12.00pm-12.30pm PST

Where: Pan Pacific Hotel, Crystal Pavilion, lobby level, Vancouver,
BCLive webcast 8.00am-12.00pm

Who: Discussing the business case for sustainability will be
Canadian business leaders including:

David Suzuki - CEO, Suzuki Foundation
David Cheesewright, CEO Walmart Canada
Coca-Cola Canada
PepsiCo Beverages Canada
Home Depot
Atos Origin
GM Canada
BC Hydro
Kellogg Canada
Colgate Palmolive
Kimberly Clark
Canadian Tire
H.J. Heinz

A complete list of the organizations participating at the Summit is available at

Reporters, bloggers and producers who wish to attend must confirm their attendance and coordinate press passes. For more information see

About the Walmart Canada Green Business Summit

Walmart Canada believes business can change the world faster than anyone. On February 10, 2010, Walmart Canada is hosting a Summit on sustainability, highlighting the very real business case for going green. Walmart Canada is leading change and accelerating the implementation of profitable, environmentally-sustainable business practices across industry sectors.

About Walmart Canada

Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Walmart Canada operates 314 retail outlets nationwide and serves more than one million customers daily. The company's vision is to demonstrate environmental leadership by reducing the ecological impact of its operations through company-wide programs focused on waste, energy and products, as well as outreach programs that preserve and enhance local environments. Walmart's global goal is to generate zero waste, to be powered 100 percent by renewable energy, and to sell products that sustain people and the environment.

For further information: Media Contact: Regan Lal, Walmart Green Business Summit, (604) 551-4409,,