Global Responsibility

Opportunity

INCREASING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

In addition to creating development and advancement opportunities for our 2.3 million associates around the world, Walmart also creates economic opportunity for people and businesses all along our supply chains. Walmart and the Walmart Foundation support programs that advance women’s economic mobility, create advancement opportunities for people in retail and related sectors, promote local manufacturing, champion supplier diversity and help suppliers and small businesses grow.

Recent Stories

Retired Store Manager Fashions Second Career Out of Dreams and Opportunity

June 20, 2017

My career at Walmart was a dream – so unanticipated! And that set me up to follow yet another dream. After nearly 20 years, I retired Feb. 17 as manager of supercenter #2914 in Massillon, Ohio, to…

Putting a Friendly Face on Online Grocery Shopping

June 13, 2017

At the time, I was unloading trucks in the back of the store and didn't have a clue what a personal shopper was. But I was open to the idea because it meant a lot that someone called out my…

From Football to Retail: Virtual Reality Debuts in Associate Training

May 31, 2017

You’d probably never guess that one of Walmart’s newest training tools got its start from an associate watching the University of Arkansas football team practice. But that’s exactly what happened.…

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