Global Responsibility

Using our strengths to make a difference
At Walmart, we aim to use our strengths and collaborate with others to transform the systems on which we all rely, including advancing our ambitious commitments and goals within the priority areas of opportunity, sustainability and community. We believe that our work in these areas is not only beneficial for our business bottom line, but also creates shared value for customers and society.

Beyond producing a whole systems change and shared value, our approach to global responsibility also underscores the importance of true integration into our core business, drawing upon our core capabilities and strengths, and collective action through collaboration with supplier and industry partners, and key stakeholders.
2018 Global Responsibility Report
In addition to creating development and advancement opportunities for our 2.2 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…
Working with others, we aspire to reshape the way we work to achieve significant and lasting improvement in environmental and social outcomes, in a way that also improves our business. Our approach accelerates us towards our three aspirational goals: to create zero waste, operate with 100% renewable energy and sell products that sustain our…
We aim to strengthen local community cohesion and resilience while inspiring our associates to give back. By designing giving programs that meet specific social needs, we work through our stores and associates to enable positive change in the communities we serve.
Sam Walton’s philosophy about how to conduct business was clear: let values guide our decisions. Treat people with respect, put the customer first, strive for excellence and act with integrity. Those values are his legacy, and they have shaped our company for more than half a century.