Former Vice President Al Gore to Address Wal-Mart Executives

Date: July 8, 2006

Source: Wal-Mart Stores

Former Vice President Al Gore, who is increasingly staking his political fortunes on the climate, will be taking his campaign against global warming to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Gore plans to address the quarterly conference of Wal-Mart managers in Bentonville. Chief Executive Lee Scott wants Gore's help to decrease Wal-Mart's environmental footprint. Wal-Mart is taking the environmental offensive at a time when it is under attack from organized labor and other groups for its business practices, including employee pay and health benefits.

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