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

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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
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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

In Case You Missed It: The Corporate Response to COVID-19

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If you missed the webinar, Leading and Learning in a Time of Crisis: The Corporate Response to COVID-19, you can still catch up.  

This webinar features three social impact leaders, sharing how their companies are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the challenges they're experiencing and what they're learning. 

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

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

What Can We Learn From Early Corporate Responses to COVID-19?

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On March 30,  business leaders from 3M, Truist Foundation, and Walmart shared with FSG co-CEO Greg Hills what they are learning as they lead their organizations in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Our latest blog, by associate director Lakshmi Iyer, shares five practical lessons gained during the webinar.

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
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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.

Xoom Rolls Out Domestic Money Transfer Services in the U.S.

PayPal’s international money transfer service works with Walmart and Ria to offer cash pick-up in minutes at 4,700 Walmart and 175 Ria locations across the country
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SAN JOSE, Calif. November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Xoom, PayPal’s international money transfer service, today rolled out the ability for customers to send money to recipients in the U.S. for the first time. Through strategic alliances with Walmart and Ria, Americans can now use Xoom to send money fast for cash pick-up typically in minutes at nearly 5,000 locations across the country*. 

Walmart, Sam’s Club and Walmart.org Announce $500,000 Commitment to Assist with Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery

Donations will go to assist organizations leading relief efforts in the U.S. and the Bahamas
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., September 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in North Carolina, South Carolina and the Bahamas, Walmart, Sam’s Club, and Walmart.org are committing up to $500,000 in cash and in-kind donations for relief and recovery.

A Different Kind of Vision: Why We’re Working to Make Prescription Labels More Accessible

By Russell Shaffer, Director – Culture, Diversity & Inclusion, Walmart
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When I was 10 years old, my parents took me to an optometrist for a routine eye exam. As a third grader, I thought the worst thing that could happen would be that I might get picked on if I wore glasses.

I did get a prescription for glasses that day. I also received some news that would dramatically change the rest of my life.

The doctor diagnosed me with retinitis pigmentosa, a rare genetic eye disease that results in progressive loss of sight and eventual blindness. After a trip to Boston to visit a specialist, the diagnosis was confirmed.

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.

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