Walmart’s Sustainability Efforts Take to the Seas with MSC-Certified Sustainable Private Brand Canned Tuna

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. As of July 2020, achieving a key aspect of our original goal years in advance, Walmart is moving to source its U.S. stores Great Value canned tuna as either Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)-certified or, based on supplier reports, from a time-bound Fishery Improvement Project (FIP)…

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Walmart and Sam’s Club Require Shoppers to Wear Face Coverings

Walmart and Sam’s Club will now require shoppers to wear face coverings, they have posted more details on their blog which I have copied below: From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, our focus and priority has been and continues to be on the health and safety of our associates, members and customers. As the number of confirmed cases has spiked in communities across the country recently, so too have the number and types of face covering mandates being implemented. Currently about 65 percent of our more than 5,000 stores…

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Walmart highlights what they’re doing during the pandemic: Walmart, Sam’s Club, Food Banks Work Together to Feed America

This is a post by Charles Redfield, Executive Vice President, Food, Walmart U.S. & Russell Mounce, Senior Vice President, Fresh, Sam’s Club showcasing the work Walmart are doing durinbg the pandemic crisis. COVID-19 has created a near-perfect storm of uncertainty, and we’ve seen its impact ripple through the communities we serve. As a company committed to helping people save money and live better, we are working hard to respond to the many ways our communities need us, from ensuring access to the food and essentials people need, to expanding COVID-19…

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Walmart and Nextdoor Launch New ‘Neighbors Helping Neighbors’ Program

Walmart and Nextdoor announced today the launch of their “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” program, an effort to make it easier for neighbors across the country to help one another during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through this new program, a first for both companies, Nextdoor members in cities across the country can now request assistance – or offer to help someone in their community – with shopping for their essential items at Walmart. This support network makes it easier for vulnerable community members to coordinate the pickup and delivery of their groceries, medications…

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Walmart, Flipkart and Walmart Foundation Provide INR 460 Million of Support to India’s COVID-19 Fight

Walmart Inc., Flipkart and the Walmart Foundation are supporting India’s COVID-19 response with a combined effort that will contribute needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers and financial support for organizations providing essential relief materials to farmers and small businesses. Walmart Inc. and Flipkart will spend INR 383 million to bring in-kind donations into India to help with the front-line response efforts. The companies will focus on providing PPE, such as N95 masks and medical gowns, for distribution by non-government organizations (NGOs) to public healthcare workers. Walmart and Flipkart…

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