Always® and Walmart Are Teaming Up With Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Laurie Hernandez to Support Girls in Sports, Because Sports Help Shape Who She’ll Become

Always and Walmart are teaming up with Olympic gold medal gymnast Laurie Hernandez to encourage everyone to help girls stay in sports. Millions of girls quit sports at puberty, in part because many don’t realize the long-term value of their participation, and therefore, don’t encourage them to keep playing. But the reality is, sports help her develop the confidence and skills she needs to do whatever she’s passionate about in life. That’s why Always and Walmart have donated $250,000 to the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) to help girls stay in…

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Walmart Commits to Sourcing $10 Billion of India-Made Goods Each Year by 2027

Endorsing India’s continuing rise as a global hub of manufacturing, Walmart has announced that it will triple its exports of goods from India to $10 billion each year by 2027. Walmart’s new export commitment is expected to provide a significant boost to micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in India, alongside ongoing efforts such as the Flipkart Samarth and Walmart Vriddhi supplier development programs. The expansion in sourcing will include helping develop hundreds of new suppliers in categories such as food, pharmaceuticals, consumables, health & wellness and general merchandise, along…

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Walmart Teams Up with Cruise to Pilot All-Electric Self-Driving Delivery Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Walmart’s Tom Ward, SVP of Customer Product, Walmart U.S. has posted a blog telling that Walmart has teamed up with Cruise to pilot All-Electric Self-Driving Delivery Powered by 100% Renewable Energy. The post is below: This year, we’ve had our foot on the accelerator expanding our pickup and delivery services, so customers can get the items they need quickly and safely. In April alone, we launched Express Delivery and have since scaled it to more than 2,800 stores, reaching more than 65% of American households. We may be growing delivery…

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Walmart Sets Goal to Become a Regenerative Company

Building on more than 15 years of sustainability leadership, Walmart has announced it is doubling down on addressing the growing climate crisis by targeting zero emissions across the company’s global operations by 2040. Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are also committing to help protect, manage or restore at least 50 million acres of land and one million square miles of ocean by 2030 to help combat the cascading loss of nature threatening the planet. “We want to play an important role in transforming the world’s supply chains to be regenerative.…

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Walmart and Schneider Electric Announce Groundbreaking Collaboration to Help Suppliers Access Renewable Energy

Walmart Inc. and Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced a new collaboration that will provide increased access to renewable energy for Walmart’s U.S.-based suppliers, enabling them to lead on climate action. The groundbreaking initiative, called the Gigaton PPA (GPPA) Program, is designed to educate Walmart suppliers about renewable energy purchases and accelerate renewable energy adoption by participating suppliers through aggregate power purchase agreements (PPA). The program directly supports Walmart’s Project Gigaton, which aims to avoid one gigaton (one billion metric tons)…

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