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Walmart’s sustainability efforts aim to source responsibly and create inclusive economic opportunities.

Embedded in Walmart’s core values is a respect for human rights. Given Walmart’s size and international footprint, we have an opportunity to improve conditions for workers in supply chains and bring about positive change at scale. By 2026, we aim to mitigate risk by helping make ethical recruitment the norm for the global supply chain. To accelerate progress, Walmart is fostering worker safety and dignity by helping prevent forced labor and promoting safe working conditions. Our work also aims to create inclusive economic opportunities through sourcing and provide our customers with safer, affordable, healthier food options and products.

  • June 30, 2017
  • September 18, 2020
    Walmart aims to provide access to safe, high‑quality food to millions of customers worldwide. Access to healthier and affordable food is foundational for good health in communities. We aim to enable our customers to make healthier choices and to provide access to the products that are important to them. To advance these goals, we operate food and…

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  • September 21, 2020
    Every journey begins for a reason. Fifteen years ago, Walmart started on our journey to become a more sustainable company. We set aspirational goals to achieve 100% renewable energy, zero waste and a more sustainable supply chain for people and the planet. This commitment to…
  • September 21, 2020
    World’s largest retailer targets zero emissions by 2040 and aims to protect, manage or restore at least 50 million acres of land and one million square miles of ocean by 2030. Building on more than 15 years of sustainability leadership, Walmart today announced it is doubling down on addressing the growing climate crisis by targeting…