April 22, 2013

Walmart and its foundation gave more than $1 billion in cash and in-kind contributions throughout the last fiscal year, the company announced Monday.

March 11, 2013

Walmart's EVP Corporate affairs, Leslie Dach, is stepping down in June.

February 28, 2013

A Walmart Neighborhood Market store in Springfield, Mo., was ground zero this week as the retailer showcased efforts to make food healthier and more affordable to First Lady Michelle Obama.

October 14, 2011

Sylvia Mathews Burwell was named president of the Walmart Foundation Friday morning and will join the organization in January 2012.

September 21, 2011

Walmart took the next step in its goal to help build women's economic empowerment by announcing the launch of a dedicated page on Walmart.com that will feature an assortment of products created by women in nearly two dozen countries, including women who work in cooperatives and own small businesses.

February 3, 2011

Walmart broke new ground in its media relations efforts this week when EVP Leslie Dach appeared on Comedy Central’s "The Colbert Report." This appearance on Comedy Central was a potentially high risk move as knows anyone who has ever watched host Stephen Colbert interview guest or laughed as correspondents on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart are able to make interview subjects look foolish without them realizing it. Dach is too sophisticated and articulate to allow that to happen and the purpose of his visit was to elaborate on the company’s healthy food initiative. Dach absorbed Colbert’s good natured ribbing, much of which was anchored in reality and common perceptions, and managed to make a few salient points.

Judge for yourself by clicking here: http://walmarturl.com/colbertreport.

October 12, 2010

Ongoing efforts by Walmart leverage its size and scale to be a force for positive...