Walmart and Sam’s Club Set Standard for Providing Accessible Prescription Labels Across U.S.

Walmart and Sam’s Club are deeply committed to accessibility and medication safety for their blind, visually impaired and print-impaired pharmacy patients. To enhance their commitment, Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies provide En-Vision America’s ScripTalk audible (i.e. “talking”) prescription labels at Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies across the United States. Since 2012, Walmart and Sam’s Club have equipped almost 1,200 of their pharmacies to provide ScripTalk audible prescription labels at a patient’s request. More than 750 pharmacies have been equipped in just the past three years with 25 additional Walmart and…

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The Salvation Army Teams Up With Walmart to “Stuff the Bus”

The Salvation Army and Walmart are joining forces to help kids succeed this year by providing back-to-school supplies to children in need. “Stuff the Bus” campaign events will be hosted at nearly 3,000 participating Walmart stores nationwide on Saturday, August 3, 2019. The “Stuff the Bus” events are open to anyone who would like to donate new school supplies to children in need. Upon arrival, shoppers will receive a list of suggested gifts to help stuff the bus at the store. The Salvation Army will then distribute the school supplies…

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Jennifer Garner and Walmart Team Up to Inspire Acts of Kindness

Walmart and top actor Jennifer Garner have got together to inspire acts of kindness and they posted a blog by Janey Whiteside, Chief Customer Officer, Walmart U.S. and Walmart U.S. eCommerce which I have reproduced below: One by one, acts of kindness make our neighborhoods better and bring us together, making us a stronger community. Walmart is part of so many neighborhoods across America and around the world — about 11,000 of them. Our customers and associates are already doing so many incredible things each day to make their neighborhoods…

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Walmart, US Solar Announce Agreement for 36 Community Solar Gardens

Walmart announced that it has reached an agreement with US Solar to subscribe to 36 of US Solar’s community solar gardens located throughout the state of Minnesota. US Solar’s 36 one-megawatt (MW) community solar gardens will generate clean, renewable energy and provide energy savings to Walmart locations in 13 separate counties. The first solar gardens have completed construction and the remainder are targeted to be online by the first half of 2020. Community solar in Minnesota allows businesses, public entities, and residents to subscribe to an offsite solar garden without…

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Walmart on Track to Reduce 1 Billion Metric Tons of Emissions from Global Supply Chains by 2030

Walmart Inc. has issued its inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which details the company’s goals, progress and achievements for fiscal year 2019 toward its commitment to increase economic opportunity for associates and local communities, build sustainability in supply chains and activate climate change initiatives. Walmart is disclosing progress to date in several areas including: Activating Climate Change Initiatives Climate Change Impact Scenario Analysis – Walmart worked with an independent third-party consultant to better understand the nature of climate change and potential implications for the retail sector aiming to…

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