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Remembering Rana Plaza, and Working for a Brighter Future

By Susan Davis, President and CEO, BRAC USA

Today in Dhaka, Bangladesh, people will pay their respects to more than 1,130 Bangladeshi garment workers who lost their lives two years ago when the Rana Plaza factory complex collapsed. Since 2013, we have seen Rana Plaza survivors move forward with strength and perseverance. As they work to… Read More

Sustainability

How Walmart is Working for the Greater Good – Globally

By Robyn Babbitt, Sr. Manager - Sustainability, Walmart

Walmart was started upon a simple idea: to bring affordable products to people in small towns. Nearly 53 years later, that’s still our focus, but we’ve expanded it to a lot more places – 27 countries around the world. As we’ve grown, we’ve taken on another important mission: using our scale and… Read More

Business

Q&A with Doug McMillon: Seeing the Future Through Customers’ Eyes

By Walmart Staff

The following Q&A with Walmart CEO Doug McMillon is excerpted from our 2015 Annual Report, which was just released today. Read more at http://stock.walmart.com/annual-reports Q: What is the strategic plan to drive Walmart’s continued growth in a changing retail environment around the… Read More

Community

How You Can Help Secure 75 Million Meals for People in Need

By Angela Collier, Walmart Foundation

With flowers blooming and the sun peeking back out again, for many of us, spring is a refreshing time of renewal. There’s one place, however, where this time of year is a little less cheerful: food banks, which see a drop-off in donations after the holidays and strain to serve their clients in… Read More

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Sustainability

Want a Clean Path to Less Waste? Just Add Water

By Jason Foster, Founder and CEO, Replenish Bottling

Even if we’re not avid recyclers, most of us don’t like to waste. Reusing is a practice that’s been around for quite a while. Take my late grandmother, Jewell, for example – a woman who has long been my hero. A waitress for more than 40 years, she was the most successful person I knew. Growing up… Read More

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