“We are witnessing the U.S. dairy industry rapidly aligning on sustainability in a way that will transform the industry, and potentially others. Credit for creating this momentum goes largely to Walmart’s new supplier engagement tool, the Sustainability Index.

This historic shift became apparent at a dairy summit held at Walmart’s home office in Bentonville, Arkansas, in May. Walmart and Sam’s Club brought together the dairy supply chain contributors to chart a course to improve communication all the way to the farm to encourage, enable, and track progress on the industry’s leading environmental issues. Having begun my own involvement in the dairy industry 20 years ago, I found it impressive and gratifying to be a part of this critical advancement in dairy sustainability.”

You can read the full article at EnvironmentalLeader.com.