Global Responsibility

Opportunity

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

Blazing New (Con)trails: A Day with a Walmart Pilot

May 14, 2018

These days, Marjorie is the one in the cockpit, flying a Bombardier Learjet 45 XR for Walmart Central America, a market in which women pilots are largely unheard of. We caught up with Marjorie to…

Making it Work: Google and Walmart Fund Innovators in Workforce Development

April 24, 2018

The student with big dreams, some education, and no experience. The accomplished service professional looking to break into a new field. The 30-year career veteran who wants to work for another 20…

How Tech Can Bridge the Employment Opportunity Gap

March 22, 2018

Now a hotel room attendant, she has limited time to study. But through a new program available on her smartphone, she can take courses anytime, anywhere, right from the palm of her hand.Technology is…

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