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Electrify America, Walmart Announce Completion of Over 120 Charging Stations at Walmart Stores Nationwide with Plans for Further Expansion

The companies have opened, on average, one new EV charging station every three days over the last 11 months
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RESTON, Va. and BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 6, 2019 — Electrify America and Walmart announced today that more than 120 plus ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are now operational and open to the public at Walmart stores across the U.S. Building upon the original commitment set forth in April 2018, the companies are planning to expand the relationship in the coming years with additional Electrify America charging stations located at Walmart stores across the country.

International Justice Mission Announces Third Grant from Walmart.org to Combat Trafficking in Thai Fishing Industry

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BANGKOK, Thailand, June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ — International Justice Mission (IJM), the world’s largest international anti-slavery organization, has announced its third grant awarded by the Walmart Foundation to continue addressing human trafficking, also known as modern slavery, in the Thai fishing industry.

The Movement Towards Natural & Organic Food and Healthy Lifestyles

Sales of Natural and Organic Products Outpace Conventional Food and Beverage as Consumers Get the Message About the Relationship Between Diet and Health
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by Steven Hoffman, Managing Director, Compass Natural 

Consumer demand for healthier products continues to grow. With concerns ranging from the cost of healthcare to the effects of food and agriculture on climate change, consumers of all ages are opting for natural, organic and functional foods and beverages, nutritional supplements, natural medicines and other eco-friendly products from mission-based companies that share their values and address their concerns.

Walmart on Track to Reduce 1 Billion Metric Tons of Emissions From Global Supply Chains by 2030

Inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance Report (ESG) outlines how Walmart drives change in the industry and creates shared value
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June 7, 2019 - In May, Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) issued its inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which details the company’s goals, progress and achievements for fiscal year 2019 toward its commitment to activate climate change initiatives, enhance sustainability in supply chains and increase economic opportunity for associates.

Walmart is disclosing progress to date in several areas including:

Activating Climate Change Initiatives

Walmart, Sam’s Club and Walmart.org Double Commitment for Spring Storm and Flood Disaster Relief in the Midwest and South, Bringing Total Support to $1 Million

With flooding predicted to worsen in various states during the coming week, additional funds committed to support increased relief needs
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With rain and flooding continuing and expected to worsen across much of the Midwest and South, and communities in Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, Indiana, and Texas still experiencing ongoing relief needs due to the recent outbreak of tornados, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Walmart.org have committed to double the support provided so far this spring, bringing the total commitment to $1 million. 

As Tornadoes and Floods Continue, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Walmart.Org Announce Additional Commitment for Disaster Relief in the Midwest and South, Bringing Total Support to $500,000

New $150,000 commitment includes cash and in-kind product donations to assist organizations providing relief services
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In response to the record floods and tornados that have continued to impact Midwestern and Southern states this spring, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Walmart.org have committed to provide an additional $150,000 in support through cash and product donations.  This builds on earlier commitments in March and early May and brings the total support committed to $500,000.

In Celebration of National Military Appreciation Month, Walmart Announces the Hiring of Nearly 6,000 Military Spouses Through the Military Spouse Career Connection and a $1 Million Grant to Hire Heroes USA From Walmart Foundation

Walmart continues to make progress on the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment with 226,637 veterans hired since Memorial Day 2013
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Walmart today announced the hiring of nearly 6,000 military spouses since launching the Military Spouse Career Connection (MSCC) on Veterans Day 2018. In its sixth month, the MSCC gives hiring preference to military spouses who seek employment with Walmart or Sam’s Club.

LeBron James and Walmart Team Up to Improve Local Communities

By Janey Whiteside, Chief Customer Officer, Walmart
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A lot of times when you think about Walmart, you think about how big it is, right? We have 4,700 stores in the U.S. alone. But, if you take a minute to think about it, what’s unique about Walmart is that we have a physical presence in local communities. You walk into one of our stores, and you see your neighbors.

Walmart on Track to Reduce 1 Billion Metric Tons of Emission From Global Supply Chains by 2030

Inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance Report (ESG) outlines how Walmart drives change in the industry and creates shared value
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Retailer achieves significant progress in ESG efforts, including 93 million metric ton
reduction of supplier emissions[i] and 6.1% reduction in Scopes 1 and 2
annual greenhouse gas emissions in 2017[ii]

Walmart and Sam’s Club’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign Aims to Achieve Big Impact Toward Hunger Relief

Campaign Aims to Help Feeding America Secure 1 Billion Meals for Local Food Banks
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BENTONVILLE, ARK., April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – In communities across the U.S., one in eight Americans, or nearly 40 million people, struggle with hunger, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. To raise awareness and combat the issue, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Feeding America® and member food banks are kicking off their sixth annual nationwide “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” (FHSC) campaign, which will run from April 22 to May 20.

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