Working to improve the lives of women around the world
Through Walmart's Global Women's Economic Empowerment Initiative, we'll help provide more training, market access and career opportunities to nearly 1 million women, many on farms and factories, ultimately allowing them access to the economic opportunity they deserve.
We've set goals and are taking practical steps to help change the lives of countless women around the world by 2016.
Increase Sourcing from Women-Owned Businesses Empower Nearly 1 Million Women Through Training Promote Diversity and Inclusion Representation Within Our Merchandising and Professional Services Suppliers
Walmart Blog -- Aug. 6, 2014
Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are pledging $3 million to train farmers in Rwanda, Zambia and Kenya. The funds will support the expansion of three projects organized by USAID and other NGOs.
Walmart Blog - June 27, 2014
Adding an extra item to your shopping cart may soon mean adding to the success of a woman-owned business. When you see this logo, supporting their efforts is as easy as making a purchase.
CNN Money - Sept. 25, 2013
A half dozen corporate giants -- including Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, IBM and Exxon Mobil -- will award $1.5 billion in contracts to women-owned businesses between 2013 and 2018.