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Walmart Foundation Announces $10 Million in Grants for Women In Factories Program

BEIJING, Nov. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today in Beijing, the Walmart Foundation announced grants for the Women in Factories program, bringing the total investment by the Walmart Foundation to more than$10 million over five years. The program, launched in 2011, is on track to meet its goal of reach...

2014-11-08 10:00 3968

Walmart Asia Multi-Platform Waste Reduction Program Delivers

HONG KONG, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart Asia today highlighted significant progress that the company has made in reducing waste throughout its Asia operations. 20120904153449903363-l Three of the key programs that have helped drive the improvements are the company's Trash to Cash initia...

2014-07-14 15:09 2952

Walmart to Sponsor Food Fraud Prevention Online Course In China

BEIJING, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart has agreed to sponsor the translation of a Food Fraud Prevention online course to the Mandarin language. The course was developed by Dr.John Spink, Professor at Michigan State University (MSU) and Director of the University's Food Fraud Initi...

2014-06-30 10:00 2693

Walmart Asia Announces Key Sustainability Progress on World Environment Day

HONG KONG, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Significant improvements made in 2013 to benefit the environment: -- 73,800 tons in CO2 emissions avoided -- 7.35 million km reduction in distance driven across supply chain -- 5.3 million liter reduction in fuel used -- Zero waste sew...

2014-06-05 09:00 1859

Walmart Announces Promotions in Asia Region

Scott Price to head up company's international strategy team, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, integration and purchase leverage; Greg Foran to lead Walmart's Asia region; Sean Clarke named president and CEO of Walmart China HONG KONG, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (...

2014-04-25 08:08 2611

Walmart Asia highlights Every Day Low Price strategy

-- Announces special initiatives for holiday season HONG KONG, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "While the holiday season is a time for celebration, it is also a period that brings additional financial pressures to families. With the Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year holidays around the corne...

2013-12-18 14:33 2772

Walmart Highlights Efforts to Benefit APEC Economies

- Nearly 75,000 women empowered through training and education across APEC Economies - Over 8,000 of Walmart's 10,900 stores located in APEC economies - Over 1.8 million of Walmart's 2.2 million associates work in APEC economies - 21% of energy needs globally already sourced from renewab...

2013-10-07 08:23 2030

Walmart Asia Highlights Focus on Women's Economic Empowerment

Donations to women's causes close to USD 8 million with over 20,000 women enabled in Asia since 2011 HONG KONG, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "While conditions have improved to some degree, the challenges women face globally are still sizeable, be it with access to employment, education or even ba...

2013-08-06 15:51 1899

Walmart's Global Community Donations Top US$958.9 million

...and nine other ways Walmart is making a difference in APEC countries VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Walmart founder Sam Walton said, 'If we work together, we'll lower the cost of living for everyone...we'll give the world an opportunity to see what it's like to save and ha...

2012-09-05 15:00 1601