Walmart | Global Responsibility Report 2017

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Walmart | Global Responsibility Report 2017

Walmart released its tenth annual Global Responsibility Report, which looks back at the company’s progress during fiscal year 2017 in advancing the key areas of opportunity, sustainability and local communities. The report also looks ahead at the retailer’s role in helping rewire whole social and environmental systems as it strives toward a new era of trust and transparency. 

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Enhancing the Walmart Sustainability Value Chain
In addition to enhancing the sustainability of our retail operations, we work with others to help address environmental and social issues in our product supply chains. In fact, research by The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) “shows that, with most products, the most significant environmental and social hotspots exist largely upstream from the manufacturer in their supply chain or downstream...
Jul 11, 2017 8:05 AM ET
Walmart | Creating Economic Opportunity
Across the thousands of communities Walmart is privileged to operate in, we see firsthand the importance of business as a source of jobs and tax revenue. As a major retailer, Walmart can help strengthen farmers, manufacturers and small businesses around the world through our sourcing and other initiatives. For example, we can advance local manufacturing, empower women entrepreneurs and improve...
Jun 21, 2017 8:05 AM ET
Shared Value is the Walmart Approach to Global Responsibility
Whole-system change.Working with others, we aspire to reshape whole systems to achieve significant and lasting improvement in social, environmental and economic outcomes. For example, enhancing environmental sustainability in retail supply chains means addressing their social and economic dimensions, too. We have placed, and will continue to place...
Jun 14, 2017 8:15 AM ET
Walmart | A Message From Our Chief Sustainability Officer
Over the past 30 years, global prosperity has increased by many measures. Life expectancy, school enrollment and access to drinking water are up and technology has opened new doors for billions of people. Yet at the same time this progress occurs, growing population, globalization and technological disruption have created new social and environmental challenges. Inequality is increasing in...
Jun 7, 2017 8:05 AM ET
Global Responsibility Performance Highlights
As featured in the Walmart Global Responsibility Report 2017  Our approach to global responsibilityWorking with others, we aspire to reshape whole systems to achieve significant and lasting improvement in social, environmental and economic outcomes. For example, enhancing...
May 24, 2017 8:00 AM ET

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