Oct. 10: Leadership and CSR Call with Rand Waddoups

Date: Friday, October 10th
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Led By: Rand Waddoups, Senior Director, Strategy and Sustainability
Register: http://netimpact.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=2147

About Rand:

Rand Waddoups is the senior director of business strategy and sustainability at Wal-Mart. In this role, he joins a small team dedicated to building sustainability into every part of Wal-Mart’s global business strategy and culture. They are doing this by focusing on three aspirational goals: 1) to have zero waste, 2) to use 100% renewable energy, and 3) to bring sustainable products to our customers.

Rand was drawn to the subject of sustainability because he is a father of two and a believer in the business opportunity found through the lens of sustainability. He has a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Arkansas and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Brigham Young University. Additionally, he has a background in public service, including two years in the Philippines.

Before working in sustainability, he spent several years as a buyer/category manager where he worked on a broad spectrum of food products; from frozen Brussels sprouts to flaming-hot cheese puffs. As a buyer, Wal-Mart recognized him as a Buyer of the Year and the food manufacturing community voted him one of the nation’s Top 5 Buyers of Frozen and Refrigerated Food.

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