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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

Sparking Change for Women, Girls and the Next Generation

March 8, 2019

March 8, 2019 By Jacqui Canney, Executive Vice President, Global People This International Women’s Day at Walmart, we’re celebrating the contributions of women and reflecting on how to provide even…

She Started at the Bottom. Now, This Store Manager is at the Top of Her Game.

March 6, 2019

March 6, 2019 By Matt Smith and Kyle Jones, Walmart Corporate Affairs When I met Amanda Whitehurst this January, she had just been promoted to manager of a Walmart supercenter in Crossett, Arkansas.…

Automation is Reshaping Work Across America. A New Report Explores the Impact – and How Communities Might Respond.

February 13, 2019

Change is the only constant. The history of work in America certainly proves the point. The Industrial Revolution sent people streaming from the countryside into cities. The rise of mass production…

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