Whole Foods Market® joins Austin Green Business Leaders program
Grocer’s green efforts make it a platinum-rated founding business
AUSTIN, Texas (April 25, 2012) –Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) joined the founding group of Austin businesses in the new Austin Green Business Leaders program, which celebrates Austin-area businesses excelling at green business practices. The company is the only grocer in the group and also entered the group at the highest level – platinum – due to its ongoing efforts to increase its sustainable business practices. To learn more about Whole Foods Market’s Green Mission, visit www.wholefoodsmarket.com/greenmission.
Global Leader, Sustainable Engineering and Energy Management
Kathy Loftus coordinates sustainability and leads engineering, green building, and facilities management (including energy management and strategic energy procurement) for Whole Foods Market. She has been in this role for ten years.