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.
Our CommitmentWe'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
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Harvard Business Review - Oct. 2013
Before stepping down as the executive vice president of corporate affairs, Leslie Dach wrote this editorial for the Harvard Business Review about his experience.
Global firms commit $1.5B
for women-owned businesses
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.
Fast Company - Sept. 12, 2013
In 2011, Walmart made the bold statement that it
would use its cash to promote gender equality.