Joby Carlson

Joby Carlson
Director, energy and operations sustainability
Walmart

Joby Carlson
Director, energy and operations sustainability
Walmart

Joby Carlson is responsible for the development and execution of Walmart’s enterprise-wide sustainability strategies for operations in its more than 11,000 facilities and worldwide trucking fleet. Carlson leads the company’s global policies and approach to addressing climate and emissions, advancing energy efficiency, scaling renewables, improving refrigeration, eliminating solid and organic waste, increasing water stewardship and conserving land and habitat. He works closely with the various real estate, operations and logistics teams in the U.S. and more than 13 international markets to ensure the proper resources, processes and controls are in place to execute against public commitments while continuously driving out costs and reducing risk for the business. Carlson also leads the company’s annual CDP disclosures and played a central role in the development of its science-based emissions reduction target covering Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions, making Walmart the first retailer to achieve this recognition.