Acres for Wal-Mart

Date: 21 Apr 2005 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Known for squeezing every last dime out of employees and suppliers, Wal-Mart has even managed to get a rock-bottom deal on corporate green-washing. My local newspaper, the Portland (Maine) Press Herald, reported last week, in glowing front-page coverage, that an effort to protect a tract of northern forestland from development had "taken a huge step forward thanks to Wal-Mart. Similar stories of treasured lands gaining protection with help from Wal-Mart ran in hundreds of newspapers across the country under such headlines as Wal-Mart grant will help fund Squaw Creek conservation plan, and Wal-Mart to aid in effort to protect Grand Canyon.… Read More