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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.

How One Purchase Can Change Lives

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When does an everyday errand become a life-changing act of kindness? When a simple packaged good purchase helps bring clean drinking water to children, families, and communities that desperately need it; when “1=1” means that consumers can help support an urgent global initiative that’s changing lives.

Walmart Launches New Reusable Bag Campaign; Announces 93 Million Metric Tons of Supplier Emission Reductions through Project Gigaton and Announces New Sustainable Textile Goals

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Retailer will provide more convenient access to reusable bags for purchase at U.S. stores and continues to make progress towards its goals to work with suppliers to avoid greenhouse gas emissions across global value chains.

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Retailer will provide more convenient access to reusable bags for purchase at U.S. stores and continues to make progress towards its goals to work with suppliers to avoid greenhouse gas emissions across global value chains.

Walmart Sparks a Multi-Stakeholder Effort to Fight Hunger in the U.S.

by Amy Brown
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This article series is sponsored by Walmart and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

There is strength in numbers, especially for a cause as important as fighting hunger among the more than 40 million Americans who are food insecure. That’s why Walmart has rallied its customers, suppliers, and 1.5 million associates at almost 5,000 U.S. stores to join in a campaign to fight hunger and spark change.

Google, GM, Facebook and Walmart Lead Launch of Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance

Largest group of corporate renewable energy buyers in the U.S. targets 60 gigawatts of corporate renewables by 2025
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WASHINGTON, March 28, 2019, /3BL Media/ General Motors, Google, Facebook and Walmart, along with over 300 other companies, launched the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA)—the largest group of corporate renewable energy buyers in the United States.

Sustainability Director Reflects on Walmart's Hunger Relief Milestones

by Karrie Denniston
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This article series is sponsored by Walmart and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

P&G and Walmart Launch Global Clean Drinking Water Initiative

The two giants announced an association to provide safe drinking water for children and their families through the P&G Safe Drinking Water Program for Children
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The two important companies work together to help provide clean drinking water to children and their families. Walmart International will collaborate with “1 purchase = 1 liter of clean water” in the countries where the firm is present. Buyers can contribute to one of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.

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Walmart, Sam’s Club and the Walmart Foundation Announce a Commitment of $100,000 for Midwest Flood Relief

Commitment includes cash and in-kind product donations to assist organizations with recovery and relief services
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BENTONVILLE, Ark.,  March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – In response to the floods that have impacted midwestern states including Iowa and Nebraska, Walmart, Sam’s Club and the Walmart Foundation have committed to provide $100,000 in support through cash and product donations. The commitment includes $50,000 in product donations to organizations providing support to impacted areas, and cash commitments of $50,000 to the Red Cross and United Way, which are providing relief services to affected communities.

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