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Walmart Sets Goal To Become a Regenerative Company

World’s largest retailer targets zero emissions by 2040 and aims to protect, manage or restore at least 50 million acres of land and one million square miles of ocean by 2030
Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark., September 21, 2020 – Building on more than 15 years of sustainability leadership, Walmart today announced it is doubling down on addressing the growing climate crisis by targeting zero emissions across the company’s global operations by 2040. Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are also committing to help protect, manage or restore at least 50 million acres of land and one million square miles of ocean by 2030 to help combat the cascading loss of nature threatening the planet.

Walmart and Schneider Electric Announce Groundbreaking Collaboration to Help Suppliers Access Renewable Energy

New initiative seeks to add renewable generation capacity to the U.S. grid by creating greater access to large-scale, renewable energy as part of Walmart’s Project Gigaton.
Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark., September 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Walmart Inc. and Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced a new collaboration that will provide increased access to renewable energy for Walmart’s U.S.-based suppliers, enabling them to lead on climate action.

Walmart, Sam's Club and the Walmart Foundation Announce Relief and Recovery Efforts To Help Those Affected by Hurricane Laura

Up to $2.5 million in cash and product committed to support local response organizations in southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas
Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark. September 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With the catastrophic storm, flooding and power outages affecting southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas, Walmart, Sam’s Club and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $2.5 million in cash and in-kind product donations to organizations leading response and recovery efforts.

Walmart's 2020 ESG Efforts: Making Important Progress Toward Positive Societal, Environmental Change

By Kathleen McLaughlin, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer
Press Release

I am excited to let you know that today we released Walmart’s 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which covers the fiscal year ending on Jan. 31, 2020 (FY2020).

Join Walmart, Others On our Journey to Reinvent the Plastic Bag

By Anna Vinogradova, Director, Sustainability
Article

Among the adages about invention is one that says we must invent for the world we want to see – not the one we’re living in. At Walmart, we try and imagine a better future every day, and we invite the innovators of the world with us. Now, we’re considering a big question: What does a world look like beyond the retail shopping bag?

Fighting for Forests, Walmart Moves to Source Sustainable Paper

By Chasity Prince, Senior Buyer, Stationery
Article

The journey from tree, to pulp, to paper is a long one. It doesn’t happen overnight or without the input of people across the supply chain. And because that journey impacts forests around the world, we aim to have it begin and end with sustainability at its core.

Walmart's Sustainability Efforts Take to the Seas with MSC-Certified Sustainable Private Brand Canned Tuna

Article

Practicing more sustainable fishing hasn’t always been easy. But with a growing global consciousness surrounding sustainability, change is possible.

Walmart’s customers count on us to deliver affordable products in a way that helps preserve the planet, and we’re taking steps toward sourcing seafood more sustainably.

Coming Together: Support for Small Businesses Impacted by the Pandemic

By Tony Rogers, Senior Vice President and Chief Member Officer
Blog

Our members are at the heart of everything that we do because of everything they do – and that’s especially true for our small business members who serve communities across America. Unfortunately, many small business owners are in duress due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, according to the National Federation of Independent Businesses, over 90% of small businesses have been negatively impacted.

We’re in this together

Walmart Meets Commitment to Hire 150,000 Associates, Pledges to Hire 50,000 More

By Donna Morris, EVP and Chief People Officer, Walmart
Article

Walmart is committed to helping our fellow Americans seeking work, while serving our customers during this unprecedented time. We recently committed to hiring more than 150,000 new associates by the end of May. Since then, we’ve had over 1 million applicants, hiring an average of 5,000 people per day.

Cognizant U.S. Foundation, Walmart.org and Microsoft Philanthropies Partner to Increase Inclusion in the Technology Sector through Computer Science Education

Grants totaling $3 million for CodePath.org will triple campus locations offering industry-informed computer science curriculum, and support 7,000 diverse students pursuing technology careers
Press Release

NEW YORK, November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Cognizant U.S. Foundation, Walmart.org and Microsoft Philanthropies today announced a collective $3 million investment to deliver industry-informed computer science curriculum at 150 college campuses nationwide, and support women and students of color studying and pursuing careers in technology.

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