Editor’s note: Today’s blog comes from Che Mott, Aravo’s VP of Supply Chain Development. Che recently attended a Wal-Mart sustainability summit. The event brought together key players in corporate sustainability for a brainstorming and feedback session that will influence Wal-Mart’s strategies for building a more sustainable supply chain.
The Sunday afternoon two-jump flight to Northern Arkansas was uneventful. But I did have the pleasure of running into one of my old grad school professors, Kellie McElhaney, in the Oakland airport. Kellie, who leads the Center for Responsible Business at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, looked up at me and said "Going to Wal-Mart?" “Sure am,” I replied – wondering who else would be there.