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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
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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 Makes Progress Toward Positive Societal, Environmental Change Through ESG Initiatives

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September 2, 2020 - In case you missed it, last week Walmart Inc. released its second Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report. Read Walmart's FY2020 ESG report here

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
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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
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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).

UPS Longitudes | We Need More Eco-Friendly Packaging in Healthcare

James McGoff @ TemperPack
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Progress is a wonderful thing. Data shows us that people today are collectively more healthy, literate and environmentally conscious than at any point in human history.

Technology has driven much of this progress. The rate of technological change can sometimes feel overwhelming, but we nearly 8 billion humans need the most advanced thinking possible if we’re going to thrive on a crowded planet with limited resources.

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

By Anna Vinogradova, Director, Sustainability
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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
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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.

Renewable Energy in Real Estate: Data Centers Lead the Way

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by Sam Adams, VERT Asset Management 

Data centers have made significant investments in energy efficiency, but our insatiable appetite for data continues to grow. Renewable energy can reduce our data’s carbon footprint. 

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.

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