Jim Stanway, Senior Director, Global Supplier Initiatives, Wal-Mart

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Jim Stanway, Senior Director, Global Supplier Initiatives is responsible for Wal-Mart's greenhouse gas strategy, including the recently announced supply chain carbon reduction goal.  This involves business and product development activities aimed at profitable greenhouse gas measures for customers and the supply chain. Mr. Stanway has direct responsibility for Wal-Mart's Carbon Disclosure Project supply chain work. Additionally manages teams that install renewable power projects at stores and distribution centers. He has 19 years of energy industry experience including five years with a deregulated power marketing company, three years with a regulated investor-owned utility and the balance with Wal-Mart Stores managing energy procurement, conservation, business planning and strategy in all 50 states and internationally. He has testified before the U.S. Senate and appeared at U.S. Congressional panels regarding energy, climate change and national security. Mr. Stanway has an Economics degree from Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY.