ESG issues

Our reporting is centered around a series of issue briefs covering each of Walmart’s priority ESG issues in depth. Each brief covers our aspiration and strategy with respect to the issue, the relevance of the issue to business and society, our key goals and metrics, and our progress to date.
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  • Governance; climate risk assessment; mitigation (zero operational emissions and Project Gigaton); adaptation; advocacy
  • Zero operational waste; food waste; product packaging waste; customer and supplier engagement
  • Responsible sourcing; economic opportunity; responsible recruitment; worker safety
  • Forests, oceans, and land; sustainable commodities; supplier engagement; scaling impact through systemic change
  • Product packaging interventions; plastic bags; customer engagement; innovations in waste reduction systems; circular economy
  • Product sourcing; supplier engagement; industry consortia & initiatives; customer engagement; advocacy
  • Animal welfare standards; Five Freedoms; cage-free eggs; housing systems