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Walmart: CSR and Sustainability News

Walmart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962, incorporated on October 31, 1969, and publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange in 1972. It is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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EDF, Smithfield Foods Collaborate to Reduce Fertilizer Runoff

The Environmental Defense Fund is collaborating with Smithfield Foods and its livestock production subsidiary, Murphy-Brown LLC to help farmers optimize fertilizer application on…
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Survey: In the ‘Mainstreaming’ CSR Era, Unilever Rules (And Polman is the King)

Unilever is leading the CSR pack in a new survey by Globescan & SustainAbility. But how much longer will they last at No.…
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Intel, High-Tech Leaders Rank High On Green Power Partnership Top 100

Proving it's possible to power U.S. industry and commerce with renewable energy, high-tech industry giants rank among the EPA top 10 in U.S.…
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The Link Between Walmart, Food Stamps and CSR

A recent report from Americans for Tax Fairness estimates that Walmart workers relying on public assistance programs due to low wages cost American…
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Walmart’s New LED Light Fixtures to Save $34,000 per Store

Walmart recently announced that it will buy LED ceiling lighting fixtures for new supercenters in the U.S., stores in Asia and Latin America,…
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Target’s ‘Made to Matter’ Collection Boasts Expansion of Sustainable Products

Target recently unveiled its latest move toward expanding sustainable, organic and natural product offerings. Housed under its “Made to Matter—handpicked by Target” program,…
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How Walmart Is Empowering Women in Business

The retail giant is creating shared value by achieving business goals that help empower women.
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Is There a Sustainable Big Mac in Your Future?

Giant corporations like McDonald's and Walmart cast a long shadow across the planet with the enormous amount of resources that they utilize, process,…
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Walmart’s Concept Hybrid Truck Would Make a More Efficient Fleet

Walmart unveils its futuristic next-generation concept truck with a carbon fiber trailer and aerodynamic cab.
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Research: Crime Stats, Staffing Problems Plague Walmart

Walmart's recent downgrade by an equities research firm is only the tip of the news this week for the superstore retailer. Both inside…
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Seventh Generation Calls For Chemical Reform

Leading companies are participating in a coalition that urges Congress to update chemical safety laws.
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Carbon Pollution Pricing: Risk and Reward?

Companies will use their carbon price as a planning tool to “help identify revenue opportunities, risks, and as an incentive to drive maximum…
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Walmart Greens…Your Countertops?

Walmart enters the burgeoning green cleaning product market - good for consumers, bad for competitors?
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PSU and Walmart Collaborate on Green Roof

Designing green roofs is not just about installing solar panels on large rooftops. It’s also about using the space to filter stormwater, enable…
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Op-Ed: Walmart is Failing to Honor its Commitment to Roll Back Greenhouse HFC Gases

In its latest report, the Environmental Investigation Agency calls out Walmart for failing to implement up-to-date refrigerant technologies that would substantially reduce their…