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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.

Inside A Garment Factory As Government Plans To Constitute Panel To Identify Structural Safety Of Garment Factories.

Women, Garment Work and Safety: Clothes to Die For?

The poor working conditions in garment factories in Bangladesh affect mostly women, but apparel retailers and manufacturers can and should improve them. The…
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Most Retailers Get a Failing Grade for Their Electronics Recycling Programs

The e-recycling system is still very much based on the options retailers provide us with, and as a new report released by the…
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5 Lessons from Post-Bangladesh Action

Is fast fashion any more sustainable now due to the new safety plans signed by European and American fashion companies? How far we…
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Walmart Pleads Guilty to Dumping Hazardous Waste in California

Walmart pled guilty in a federal court in San Francisco to dumping hazardous waste into sanitation drains in California.
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Kidzania: Preparing Kids for a Better World

The world-renowned kids' theme park, Kidzania, plans to launch its first U.S. destination in 2015. The idea has definitely caught on with the…
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SBIO Semi-finalist 2013 Interview: LaborVoices

Meet SBIO semi-finalist: LaborVoices, who is utilizing mobile technology to solve human rights issues within global supply chains.
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Why Most American Companies Didn’t Sign the Bangladesh Safety Agreement

Why would major European companies sign this agreement while American companies refuse to do so? Are European fashion companies and retailers simply more…
Deadly factory disasters in Bangladesh, like this one that took place on April 25 in Savar, have spurred global apparel companies to improve safety.

Multinationals Agree to Safety Accord for Bangladeshi Factories

In the wake of the Rana Plaza factory fire in Bangladesh last month that killed over 1,100 workers in the deadliest industrial accident…
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Will You Pay 10 Cents More Per T-Shirt?

According to an estimate all we need to do to prevent the next tragedy in Bangladesh is to pay extra 10 cents per…
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Will Walmart Follow Nike’s Path in the Wake of Bangledesh Factory Fire?

Nike got serious about CSR after a run of bad press over sweatshops in the 1990s. Will the Bangledeshi fire persuade Walmart to…
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Hundreds Die in Bangladesh, You Save Money

Three hundred and thirty-six people have died since an eight-story building housing thousands of sweatshop workers collapsed in Bangladesh’s capital of Dhaka. Many…
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Walmart Engages Stakeholders on Twitter

In this Twitter chat hosted by TriplePundit and CSRWire, we got to ask Walmart's SVP of Sustainability Andrea Thomas about their recently released…
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Walmart: 2013 Global Responsibility Report Released

Walmart 2013 Global Responsibility Report: The retail giant outlines progress across the business pursuing sustainability in 2012, challenges faced, and work still to…
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3p Twitter Chat: Walmart’s Global Responsibility Report, April 24th

Over the course of the last few years, Walmart has continued to strengthen its commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability.  Ambitious improvements to…
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Interview: Adam Werbach on Why Sharing is the New Shopping

Adam Werbach has déjà vu when discussing the sharing economy. It reminds him of talking about corporate sustainability in 2005 when people didn’t…