Walmart’s Women Economic Empowerment Program Receives the 2016 Corporate Citizenship Award from the US Chamber of Commerce

For 17 years, the U.S. Chamber Foundation awards has illustrated how every day businesses serve as a powerful force for good around the world.
Nov 18, 2016 12:20 PM ET

“Walmart’s empowerment of women-owned businesses helps build prosperity while creating a more resilient business.Their investments show the powerful and positive impact a company can have when they invest in women.”

- Marc DeCourcey, U.S. Chamber Foundation Senior Vice President

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Awards showcase how businesses make the world a better place. Every day, businesses serve as a powerful force for good in communities across the United States and in countries around the world.  They solve today’s greatest challenges through innovation, expertise, efficiency, capital, and collaboration. Over the past 17 years, some of the most accomplished business initiatives have gained positive exposure through the Citizens. Companies and chambers of commerce from around the globe compete for the Citizens, making them one of the most coveted opportunities in corporate citizenship.

We are proud that the U.S. Chamber Foundation named Walmart the winner of Best Economic Empowerment Program for the Walmart’s Women Economic Empowerment program. 


See the complete list of 2016 winners