• CNBC reports that Walmart has updated its plans "to boost diversity within its own ranks and contribute $100 million over five years to help fight systemic racism across the country … Walmart and its foundation will distribute the first $14.3 million to 16 nonprofit organizations.
"The grants will go toward groups that are tackling racial inequities in various ways, such as educating communities of color about the Covid-19 vaccines, reducing debt for students at historically Black colleges and universities and providing internet access and technology to children who are attending school remotely."
• Insurance Business reports that "Nationwide has announced a partnership with Walmart to launch a first-of-its-kind pet prescription program.
"The Nationwide Pet Rx Express gives Nationwide’s pet insurance customers access to more affordable prescription medicines for pets and introduces an expedited in-store claims process. Members can sign up for the program online and access a digital ID card to present at Walmart pharmacies … The program’s preferred pricing and the ability to have claims for covered drugs processed at the counter of a major retail pharmacy are both firsts for the pet insurance industry, Nationwide said. Through the partnership, Nationwide pet insurance customers will have access to Walmart’s most commonly prescribed pet-specific medications for chronic disease and flea, tick, and heartworm prevention."