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Working Together for Change in Bangladesh

By Jan Saumweber, Vice President, Responsible Sourcing, Walmart

This week, I’ve been in Washington, D.C., for the Annual Meeting of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety. It’s amazing that in one year, this coalition of retailers has driven significant change to the ready-made garment industry in Bangladesh. Not only have we worked to make it a safer place,… Read More

Sustainability

3 Technologies Farmers are Using to Protect the Environment

By Jerry Lynch, Chief Sustainability Officer, General Mills

In April, General Mills Chairman and CEO Ken Powell joined Walmart President and CEO Doug McMillon to announce a commitment to accelerate innovation in sustainable agriculture and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through an initiative called Field to Market (FTM).The announcement was… Read More

Business

Serving Customers Smarter for Back-to-School

By Deisha Barnett, Sr. Director, Corporate Communications, Walmart U.S.

Kids across the nation are enjoying summertime, with nothing on their minds but swimming pools and late mornings. But many moms are already thinking ahead to when the school bell will ring. In fact, people are shopping for school earlier than ever – about 25% of families with kids start buying… Read More

Lifestyle

Make Your Summer Cookout a Surefire Success

By Deisha Barnett, Sr. Director, Corporate Communications, Walmart U.S.

Summer is here, and that means lots of grilling, lots of swimming, and even more ice cream for my family. Apparently, summer means grilling for plenty of other families, too – 80% of all U.S. households own a grill or smoker, and the most popular grilling occasions are holidays like Memorial Day,… Read More

Healthy Living

Sneaky Veggies: 7 Recipes to Get Kids to Eat Healthy

By Tina Butler, Walmart Mom Blogger, Mommy’s Kitchen

It can be hard to get your kids to eat vegetables and fruits. If this is true in your family, you are not alone.  Did you know that most children do not get the daily recommended amounts of vegetables and fruits in their diets? As a mother of three, I can honestly say that I can relate to that… Read More

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