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Walmart Today | Why We’re Setting a Hefty Goal to Reduce Emissions

By Laura Phillips SVP – Sustainability, Walmart
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What is sustainability? For businesses and consumers alike, it means finding cleaner, renewable sources of energy like solar panels and wind turbines, and reducing waste using the three R’s – reduce, reuse, recycle.

Companies like Walmart and our suppliers can go one step further by setting a goal to sell products that are sourced and produced with people and the environment in mind.

Walmart Highlights Progress in Creating Shared Value in Tenth Annual Global Responsibility Report

2017 report outlines the retailer’s milestones in creating shared value for people, business and society
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Walmart today released its tenth annual Global Responsibility Report, which looks back at the company’s progress during fiscal year 2017 in advancing the key areas of opportunity, sustainability and local communities. The report also looks ahead at the retailer’s role in helping rewire whole social and environmental systems as it strives toward a new era of trust and transparency. 

Walmart Highlights Progress in Creating Shared Value in Tenth Annual Global Responsibility Report

2017 report outlines the retailer’s milestones in creating shared value for people, business and society
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Walmart today released its tenth annual Global Responsibility Report, which looks back at the company’s progress during fiscal year 2017 in advancing the key areas of opportunity, sustainability and local communities. The report also looks ahead at the retailer’s role in helping rewire whole social and environmental systems as it strives toward a new era of trust and transparency.  

Walmart Launches Project Gigaton to Reduce Emissions in Company’s Supply Chain

Through release of a sustainability toolkit, Walmart asks suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by one gigaton – the equivalent to taking more than 211 million passenger vehicles off of U.S. roads for an entire year
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, during Walmart’s annual Milestone Summit, the company launched a sustainability platform inviting suppliers to join Walmart in committing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions resulting from their operations and supply chains. Dubbed Project Gigaton, this initiative will provide an emissions reduction toolkit to a broad network of suppliers seeking to eliminate one gigaton of emissions, focusing on areas such as manufacturing, materials and use of products by 2030.

Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign Calls on the Public to Join the Fight Against Hunger and Make a Difference in their Local Communities

Through online acts of support, purchase of participating products and donations at the register, the campaign aims to help Feeding America secure 100 million meals on behalf of member food banks
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart launches its “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign, a nationwide initiative that encourages the public to join the fight against hunger.

Sustainability is No Longer Optional for Suppliers

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With several governments internationally developing and implementing Climate Change, Circular Economy and Zero Waste Policies, global firms are already taking a proactive approach to supply chain risk management, while others are taking a riskier “wait and see approach”.

Walmart is Empowering Women

Walmart announced that they are one of nine corporations joining in a collaborative effort to track and report sourcing from self-identified and certified women-owned businesses (WOBs) over the next five years.
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#DidYouKnow that empowering women worldwide can add $12 Trillion to the world economy? #EmpowerWomen

This Chemistry Project Could Recolor Fabric Dyeing

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Take a look at your jeans, your skirt, your favorite dress shirt. Whether new or just a little worn in, there’s a good chance they look and fit great. The fabric is of good quality and the colors are vibrant and sharp.

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Take a look at your jeans, your skirt, your favorite dress shirt. Whether new or just a little worn in, there’s a good chance they look and fit great. The fabric is of good quality and the colors are vibrant and sharp.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce $200,000 Towards Tornado Relief and Recovery

Donations and needed supplies to assist organizations leading efforts in Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia and Florida.
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., January 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support through cash and product donations of $200,000 to organizations helping in response to the severe weather that impacted Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia and Florida. As a part of this commitment, Walmart is working closely with the American Red Cross, Salvation Army and Convoy of Hope while coordinating efforts with elected officials and governmental entities to help meet the needs of those affected.

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