TORONTO (April 2, 2013) – The Enactus Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce Walmart Canada Corp. has recently become a corporate partner. Walmart Canada Corp.’s investment supports a community of students, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world.
“Enactus Canada is very pleased to welcome Walmart Canada Corp., as they are a key corporate citizen within our global network,” says Nicole Almond, Enactus Canada president. “They believe in giving back to our communities, and thanks to Walmart’s support, our students are empowering women by providing entrepreneurial and workforce skills.”
Walmart Canada Corp. joins a diverse list of almost 60 leading corporations, foundations and generous individual donors advancing the mission of Enactus Canada and enabling progress through entrepreneurial action.
ABOUT ENACTUS CANADA: Enactus Canada is a community of student, academic and business leaders enabling progress through entrepreneurial action. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, more than 2,300 student leaders create and implement over 350 community empowerment projects and business ventures every year in communities coast to coast. As a global network of 39 countries, Enactus uses the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. For more information, visit enactus.ca.
ABOUT WALMART CANADA: Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of more than 375 locations nationwide serving more than one million customers each day, as well as its flagship online store, www.walmart.ca, which is visited by over 250,000 Canadians daily. With over 94,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of Canada’s largest employers and is recognized by Waterstone Human Capital as having one of Canada’s top 10 corporate cultures. Walmart Canada is focused on helping Canadian families in need. Since 1994, Walmart has donated and raised more than $160 million to Canadian charities and not-for-profit organizations. Additional company information can be found at walmartcanada.ca, facebook.com/walmartcanada and at twitter.com/@walmartcanada.