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Walmart Hosts Free Wellness Day To Empower Customers To Prioritize Health

Events nationwide on July 24 will feature free health screenings and offer wellness resources and affordable immunizations
Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Walmart is inviting customers to take control of their health at Walmart Wellness Day, a free event on Saturday, July 24, where they can get health screenings and wellness resources at pharmacies nationwide, as well as immunizations in one easy location. The goal of Walmart Wellness Day is to help customers get back on track with preventive health measures they may have missed over the past year, especially as many families prepare for in-person work and school this fall.

2021 ESG Reporting Details Meaningful Progress in Key Areas

By Kathleen McLaughlin, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Walmart Inc.; President, Walmart Foundation
Article

Walmart has long taken a shared value, whole-system approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Through our ESG strategies, we aim to do more than operate responsibly and mitigate business risk; we want to create value for business by better serving our customers and stakeholders and helping to transform related societal systems (e.g., food systems, workforce development systems) for more equitable and sustainable outcomes.

SCS Global Services' “Sustainably Grown” Certification Recognized Under Walmart Canada's New Pollinator Health Program

Walmart Canada to source 100% of fresh produce and floral from suppliers that adopt integrated pest management practices, as verified by a third-party, by 2025.
Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), an international pioneer and leader in sustainability standards development and third-party certification of environmental, social, safety and quality performance, today announced its Sustainably Grown Certification program has been accepted into Walmart Canada’ new Pollinator Health Program.

Walmart Recognized as One of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens

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We’ve been named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens for our leadership on environmental, social and governance issues. We placed first in our category among all food and staples retailers, and are proud of the progress we’ve made toward becoming a more trusted and transparent company.

For access to the complete 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2021 ranking and methodology visit: https://100best.3blmedia.com/

Walmart, Flipkart, PhonePe and the Walmart Foundation Leverage Global Resources to Scale Initiatives in Support of India's Pandemic Battle

Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark. and BENGALURU, India, April 30, 2021 — Walmart is mobilizing its global resources to further expand support for COVID-19 relief efforts in India. Walmart, the Walmart Foundation, Flipkart and PhonePe, along with Walmart’s Global Technology and Sourcing hubs, are collaborating to counter oxygen shortages, support the national vaccination drive and donate to organizations making a difference in communities nationwide.

Setting Records, Walmart Continues Moving Toward Becoming a Totally Renewable Business

By Mark Vanderhelm, VP of Energy and Facilities Management
Article

Doing what’s right for the future of our planet means making major change. That’s why we’ve committed to becoming a regenerative company powered by 100% renewable energy in our own operations by 2035, and are investing in the technologies of tomorrow, today – so each step toward our goal prioritizes renewable, restorative operations.

Building an Inclusive Walmart and Accelerating Racial Equity

By Ben Hasan, Senior Vice President and Global Chief Culture, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
Article

As I reflect on the past year, like so many of you, I feel the tremendous weight of an unthinkable set of challenges. Very traumatic and public displays of racial injustice, against the backdrop of a global pandemic that was disproportionately impacting people of color, forced our nation to look directly into the face of the social systems that create inequity in a way many of us never had before.

Sourcing to Protect Pollinators, Merchants Move Toward a Greener Future

Article

The natural world is having a moment. As the coronavirus pandemic has pushed people to rediscover the outdoors, many are turning to gardening as a way to express creativity and relieve stress. But the importance of greater greenery serves an even more fundamental purpose: enabling pollinators.

Restoring Pollinator Habitats is Key to Feeding the Future

By Martin Mundo | SVP, General Merchandise Manager, Produce and Global Produce Sourcing, Walmart U.S.
Blog

Imagine mornings without orange juice, summer picnics without strawberries or holiday dinners without apple pie. Such a future is possible if we don’t take collective action to begin restoring pollinator habitats around the world.

Walmart, Sam's Club & Feeding America® Partner to Help Fight Hunger as the Need Continues as a Result of the Pandemic

By Kathleen McLaughlin, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Walmart Inc.; President, Walmart Foundation
Blog

Central to our mission at Walmart is helping people live better. That’s not just a statement – it’s a goal we work toward every day on behalf of our customers, members and communities. Helping people live better includes ensuring they have access to nutritious food, and for many people, that’s been a struggle this year.

As COVID-19 continues to impact communities, keeping some schools and businesses closed, and many employees furloughed, one issue is coming to the forefront: food insecurity.

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