A Billion Tons of Sustainable Opportunity
It’s an ambitious and laudable goal from a company that has worked to incorporate greater levels of sustainability into its operations since 2005.
It also signals an opportunity.
While working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Walmart suppliers can drive budget certainty and risk mitigation while potentially saving hundreds of millions of dollars on their own energy costs. In fact, the country’s largest energy users waste $80 billion in electricity and natural gas expenses every year.
What’s Your Opportunity?
If you are already on the path to greater sustainability — or just at the beginning — Edison Energy can accelerate your program, or get you started on a strategic footing.
We’re an independent energy advisory and integration services company, helping Fortune 500 organizations lower costs, mitigate risk, and improve sustainability performance.
- We’ve helped companies successfully purchase more than 4.8 gigawatts of renewable energy in the U.S. and Mexico, making us one of the country’s leading renewable energy advisors.
- Edison Energy counts 13 of the Fortune 50 as customers and have supported greening their supply chain through reducing GHG emissions and implementing energy efficiency initiatives throughout their facilities.
To participate in Project Gigaton, suppliers set an energy-related GHG emissions reduction goal, the beginning of any energy optimization program. We can help companies understand and align both their current energy portfolios and their future needs with a Project Gigaton goal by addressing two major strategic approaches:
Edison Energy's Project Gigaton Team
Edison Energy is already advising and collaborating with a number of Walmart suppliers.
Our dedicated Project Gigaton team is well versed in energy management and experts in renewable energy.
Senior Manager, Sustainability Strategy
Megan manages the sustainability strategy for Edison Energy, focusing on tackling sustainability issues in the US and internationally with Edison’s clients. She helps them design roadmaps to meet their sustainability goals and develops an understanding of sustainability hotspots in their business.
Prior to joining Edison Energy, Megan was with Walmart Inc., responsible for sustainability within their fresh food business globally and partnered with internal and external stakeholders to develop and implement the Walmart sustainability strategy to address environmental and social hotspots across the supply chains. She also led efforts with strategic partners to drive systems change and works with actors along the supply chain to advance the sustainability of Walmart’s assortment and drive towards Walmart’s Project Gigaton and 20x25 commodity goals. Prior to joining Walmart, Megan spent several years with Unilever in procurement and for packaging and later for commodity oil. She was responsible for executing Unilever’s sustainable sourcing plans while managing material costs and developing shared value with suppliers. Megan earned her BA in Sustainable Development from Columbia University and her Master’s degrees from North Carolina State University and IAE Aix-Marseille.
Senior Director — Client Services
Joey leads the client services team on renewable energy strategy development and execution for several key Edison Energy's clients. In his role, Joey works directly with clients from early stage market assessment through competitive solicitations, finance and risk evaluations, internal approvals and commercial negotiations. Before joining the Edison team, Joey spent 4 years as the Senior Manager for Renewable Energy and Emissions at Walmart. He holds an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin.