Wal-Mart unveiled a blog on sustainability featuring posts from Andrea Thomas, the retailer’s senior vice president of sustainability. Called The Green Room, Thomas introduced the blog as an opportunity to “develop into a vibrant conversation about helping people live better around the globe."
Andrea Thomas has been named Wal-Mart’s new senior VP sustainability. Matt Kistler, current senior VP sustainability, will be transitioning into a new role as senior VP marketing on the Walmart U.S. team. Thomas currently serves as senior VP global merchandising center, for the home, hardlines and entertainment businesses. In the position, she has been heavily involved in supply chain, product development and brand marketing -- all of which are key elements of Wal-Mart’s sustainability push.