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Walmart's response

Author: Walmart, Published on: 13 May 2019

Thank you for your inquiry and a chance to comment on the report published by Worker Rights Consortium. We are reviewing the allegations and will engage our suppliers as needed. We encourage NGOs and researchers to reach out to us directly prior to publication to help inform investigations and research.

Walmart is committed to promoting the dignity of men and women in our supply chains. We collaborate across industries and organisations around the world to help combat forced and underage labor, address unsafe working conditions, and promote the dignity of women. To this end, we monitor for and investigate issues in the supply chain, embed responsible sourcing practices into buying decisions, and engage in initiatives to find root cause solutions that can transform entire supply chains. We are one actor among many, but together – with our suppliers, other companies, governments and non-profit organisations – we can drive responsibility in our supply chain, and to lead and inspire others to do the same.

If you would like to find out more about our Responsible Sourcing Program please see our recently released ESG Report and updated Responsible Sourcing website  https://corporate.walmart.com/media-library/document/2019-environmental-social-governance-report/_proxyDocument?id=0000016a-9485-d766-abfb-fd8d84300000

https://corporate.walmart.com/responsible-sourcing

This is a response from the following companies: Walmart