Why Walmart’s $250 Billion Pledge Will Make US Manufacturing More Sustainable

Read the full story in Environmental Leader.

The Walmart US Manufacturing Innovation Fund has invested about $3 million in projects that aim to make domestic manufacturing more cost-effective and sustainable, bringing its grants awarded total to $10 million.

The fund, which launched in 2014, is a collaboration between Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and the United States Conference of Mayors. It focuses on making it both easier and more competitive to manufacture household goods in the US. It’s also part of the retail giant’s larger commitment to invest $250 billion in American manufacturing by 2023.

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