Tag Archives: Sustainability
In August 2012, the Walmart Foundation gave a $465,000 grant to The Arc, a community-based nonprofit organization that advocates on behalf of, and serves, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). With that money, The Arc launched the eXplore eRecycling initiative, an effort that includes chapters across the country.Read more ›
Given the busy lives we all lead, it’s always great when a shortcut comes along to simplify things. Case in point: the Scan & Go checkout option that Walmart recently expanded to more than 200 stores around the country.Read more ›
Bill Simon, president and CEO of Walmart U.S., recently participated in a panel discussion at the Clinton Global Initiative in Chicago. President Bill Clinton has long been a supporter of Walmart and has praised our work in solar energy and other sustainability efforts.Read more ›
This article originally appeared in The Huffington Post.
When President Obama laid out his plan to advance renewable energy and carbon reduction this week, it unleashed a predictable debate.
While it is common to look at the climate challenge through a political lens, Walmart has instead looked at it through a business lens.Read more ›
It makes sense that when produce gets to our stores quicker and more efficiently, it will last longer when you get it home. But what may not be as apparent are all the ways that sustainability plays a role in making this happen.
For example, we’ve committed to doubling the sourcing of locally grown produce we sell in the U.S. between 2010 and 2015.Read more ›