Diversity, equity and inclusion

Retailers

Walmart, NAACP Partner on Scholarships for Previously Incarcerated

"Our aspiration is to reduce bias, incarceration and recidivism by using our scale, influence and access to stakeholders" to drive equity in the criminal-justice system, Walmart leaders write.

Retailers

How to Retain Talent in a Labor Crisis and Beyond

An attrition wave is sweeping the nation. Walmart's Donald Fan shares four strategies for battling the ‘Great Resignation.’

As part of grocer’s ongoing efforts to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace, the company continues to expand its innovative Neurodivergent Digital internships for individuals on the autism spectrum.

Walmart announces three new HBCU participants in its Live Better U education program and $3 million in education grants; Target highlights $5 million in equity grants in its hometown this year.

The COVID-19 pandemic made the lack of representation on store shelves of health and beauty products created for diverse consumers all the more apparent—and added new urgency for retailers to address the issue.

Noting racial and ethnic disparities in breast-cancer death rates, St. Louis-based Schnuck Markets announced it will give $50 Schnucks gift cards to mammogram recipients in select ZIP codes.

Walmart tends to position itself as reflective of America—and where the country has been challenged, so, too, has the retailer, Chief Sustainability Officer Kathleen McLaughlin says.

The Minneapolis-based retailer is working to help Black-owned beauty- and personal-care businesses develop and make products that "better support the brands’ values."

The global ag-tech executive will lead HR strategies as CEO Frans Muller remarks on the retailer’s focus on diversity.

"Throughout society, this period has disproportionately affected women and specifically women of color," Walmart's Donna Morris states.

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