INCREASING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
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 in retail and related sectors, promote local manufacturing, champion supplier diversity and help suppliers and small businesses grow.
One of society’s greatest challenges is helping workers gain the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the jobs of today and prepare for the jobs of tomorrow.
We use the power of our purchase order as a development tool in two ways: to promote diverse suppliers and to support small producers in emerging markets.
March 9, 2020Walmart is growing its trucking fleet by more than 500 truck drivers this year, mainly across the West and East Coast. The company is looking for good, experienced drivers, like Robert Sullivan, to work in one of the most highly sought-after jobs in the trucking industry. Sullivan was working as…
March 6, 2020At Walmart, we know we are at our best when we champion diversity and inclusion across our business. Women make up the majority of our associates and the majority of our shoppers, so it makes sense for us to use our strength to support women at all…
February 13, 2020Less than two years ago, we started our partnership with Guild Education to offer Walmart associates a path to a debt-free college degree through our Live Better U initiative.This is an exciting time, because this month, we have our first group of more than 30…