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Some things are just morally wrong. Like when Walmart, the biggest private employer in America, owned by one of the wealthiest families in the world, refuses to pay their employees enough to feed their families. Or when President Obama gives Walmart an award for climate action, even though after promising to clean up their act, Walmart uses more coal than ever. Even […]

Last Thursday, I got to spend the day with Walmart workers, activists and leaders in the fight for racial, gender and economic justice.We had gathered to be part of the re-launch of Our Walmart, a diverse coalition of activist groups (including Environmental Action) who are working to make America’s largest private employer, and one of the biggest corporations in the world, into […]

Chip in to make more days of action like this one possible!Chip in to make more days of action like this one possible!Click here to call Walmart’s sustainability hotline, or watch the video and find out more below.  Green Groups, workers, push back on Walmart &  Biz Roundtable’s claim to “lead” on sustainability. For more Information contact:Drew Hudson, Environmental Action: 802-272-9764 Stacy Mitchel, […]

Walmart is America’s largest private employer, and the world’s largest company. But they’re falling woefully behind the promise they made almost a decade ago to get 100 percent of their power from clean, renewable sources. In fact, their U.S. stores use nearly six times as much dirty energy as the entire U.S. auto industry, including more than 4.2 million tons […]

Why is a big ol’ environmental group like us working with the employees of Walmart, McDonald’s and a lot of other companies to stand up for fair wages today?The simple answer is that it’s about solidarity, economics and most of all the climate. Click here to tell Walmart, America’s largest private employer, to get serious about protecting people and the […]

Walmart is America’s largest private employer, and the world’s largest company. But they’re falling woefully behind their promise to get 100 percent of their power from clean, renewable sources. In fact, their U.S. stores use nearly six times as much dirty energy as the entire U.S. auto industry, including more than 4.2 million tons of coal each year.Walmart says it […]

A few years ago, Walmart promised to get serious about fighting global warming. They even promised to get 100% of their power from clean, green sources. But Walmart is hiding a dirty secret: They're one of America's largest users of dirty coal electricity. Their U.S. stores use more than 4.2 million tons of coal each year. That's nearly six times […]

On April 22, dozens of Environmental Action members delivered "greenwasher of the year" awards to their local Walmart as part of our campaign to get the company to stop fibbing and live up to it's own promises to protect the planet. Here are some of the reports we rceived from members:  "Today is a wonderful day! I headed to the West […]

As corporations tout their “green” credentials around Earth Day, our new report details the most misleading, galling or surprising corporate lies about the planet all year. Read all about it and our plan to Deliver the “Award” to Walmart Stores on Earth Day. Download Don't be Fooled 2014 here For Immediate Release: April 17, 2014For more information contact: Drew Hudson, The Green […]