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Helping Customers Know More About How Food is Raised

By Kathleen McLaughlin, Senior Vice President – Sustainability, Walmart

At Walmart, we view food sustainability as a commitment to help the world feed a quickly-growing population through the four-pillar approach of making food more affordable, more accessible, healthier, and more safe and transparent. The “safe and transparent” component involves promoting human… Read More

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Food Waste: A Yucky Problem That’s on All of Our Plates

By Liz Enzor - Food Safety, and Janelle Kearsley - Sustainability, Walmart

Good food shouldn’t go in the garbage. But inadvertently, one-third of the food our society produces is ending up there – and a good percentage of that is happening in our homes. It isn’t intentional, of course – whether a dish spoils in the refrigerator, or we prepare a little more than we need,… Read More

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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

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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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A Simple Way to Shop More Sustainably

By Neil Ashe, President & CEO, Walmart Global eCommerce

This week, Walmart is proud to unveil our new Sustainability Leaders shop on Walmart.com. This dedicated area within our eCommerce site makes it easier for our customers to find—and purchase — products made by companies that have scored well in our Sustainability Index. This is a big step in… Read More

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