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By Stephanie Fusco, Corporate AffairsAt Walmart, regeneration is always top of mind – and on-shelf. Our merchants are focused on bringing the best flavour profiles, products and value to our aisles, but they’re also our regeneration champions. This is especially true within Walmart Brands, where our merchants are able to impact every aspect of a…
By Lindsay Flint, Manager, Store Process and Innovation ImplementationThis week, we will reach the exciting milestone of all Walmart Canada stores across the country eliminating single-use plastic shopping bags.This is a big moment for our associates and our customers: making this change will help to prevent more than 680 million single-use…
MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 3, 2022 – Walmart Canada is the first major retailer in Canada to offer carbon-neutral last mile delivery for e-commerce purchases sold and shipped by Walmart, including online grocery.This Walmart-funded program will offset an estimated 25,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide, the equivalent of taking over 5,000 cars off the road,…
Walmart Canada will eliminate single-use plastic shopping bags preventing more than 680 million plastic bags from entering circulation each year.The changes apply to in-store purchases along with online grocery pickup and delivery orders. The phased approach will see all of Walmart’s more than 400 Canadian locations make the change by end of April…
MISSISSAUGA, ON, October 7, 2021 – Walmart Canada will purchase the largest known quantity of beef from certified sustainable Canadian farms and ranches ever sourced by a single retailer.Beef purchased through this commitment will support the environmental, social and economic sustainability of Canadian farmers and ranchers whose operations…
Mississauga, ON, June 25, 2021 – Walmart Canada is introducing new commitments to pollinator health as it continues its mission to become a regenerative company.The new commitments to pollinators are a step in protecting the food supply and improving biodiversity. Wild pollinators are currently declining in abundance and diversity in regions…
With more of us working from home, schooling from home and staying home, we’re doing far more cleaning. A lot of that cleaning is being done using major appliances, like dishwashers and washing machines, more than ever before. It’s Earth Week so there will be lots of focus on big sustainability goals – as there should be! But what we shouldn’t…
Ottawa, ON, January 27, 2021 - Today, Canada’s relationship to plastic waste fundamentally changed: the Canada Plastics Pact (CPP) launched to end plastic waste and pollution. The Pact brings together key players to collectively work towards ambitious 2025 goals that they could never achieve on their own.Canada Plastics PactMore than 40 Partners…
Toronto, ON January 19, 2021 – While COVID-19 has created significant challenges for schools, it hasn’t stopped students, campuses, and educators from stepping up to help wildlife. To support their efforts and help bring projects to life, World Wildlife Fund Canada is awarding Go Wild grants of $500-$1,000 to 100 schools at the K-12 level and 10…
Paris, France, December 8, 2020 — Demonstrating global leadership in the consumer goods industry’s effort to tackle the plastic pollution challenge and help advance a world where no plastic waste ends up in nature, the Plastic Waste Coalition of Action from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announces the first critical advances made by…