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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.

Walmart, Target, Walgreens, GNC Accused of Selling Fake Supplements

Critics of the supplements industry will be calling for more regulations after what has been discovered at Walmart, Target, GNC and Walgreens.

A Black Friday 2014 Call to Action: Durability Over Discounts?

Black Friday 2014 does not have to be about buying cheap stuff at big box stores. Consider focusing on durability over discounts instead.

Replenish Brings the Refill to Personal Care

The Clearpath line includes much more than one bottle's worth inside and is available exclusively at WalMart.

The Closed Loop Fund Helps Cities Increase Recycling

The biggest barrier facing most cities when it comes to providing the level of innovation and infrastructure needed to reduce waste and increase…

Retailers Cite Low Wages as Major Threat to Business

The horrible irony is that many of these retailers, acknowledging that stagnant incomes hurt their sales, are part of their own problem. They…

8 Companies Working to Eliminate Hunger

Thursday, Oct. 16, is World Food Day -- an annual day of action against hunger. While spreading awareness on World Food Day is…

Walmart Commits to More Sustainable Food. Is it Serious?

On Monday, Walmart held its second semi-annual Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting and announced a new pledge to help create a more sustainable food…

CDP Connects Climate Action and Financial Results

The CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014, from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is good news for those who see a financial…

S&P Acknowledges Role of Income Inequality in Downturn

A new report, issued by mainstream economic authority Standard & Poor’s (S&P), acknowledges, perhaps for the first time, that the extreme level of…

One Year On: Bangladesh Worker Safety Alliance Charts Progress

Reversing decades of sweatshop conditions suddenly exposed by the Rana Plaza building collapse will take time and a lot of money.

Investing in America: How Companies are Prioritizing Economic Development in the U.S.

The business trend over the past 20 years may have been focused on globalization and our increasingly connected world, but some companies have…

Fortune 500 Companies, NGOs Unite to Address Renewable Energy Demand

Twelve leading U.S. companies have partnered with the WWF and WRI to overcome unmet renewable energy demand, with the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles.

Walmart Sees Gold in Small Neighborhood Grocery Stores

Walmart has announced it will nearly double its number of "small format" stores in unconventional locations -- to the benefit of walkable communities…

Walmart Highlights Products From Women-Owned Businesses

In the fall, Walmart will feature products with a new logo that ensures they are made by certified, women-owned businesses.

Consumer Demand Could Turn the Tide on Sustainable Fishing

Large chain grocery stores are increasingly the source of consumer seafood purchases. Luckily, a new report from Greenpeace showed some promising progress by…