Cyclists riding for Red Nose Day

Our CSR Goals

Walgreens Boots Alliance aims to have a positive impact and to be a catalyst for change, through actions to achieve our CSR goals grouped into four areas.

Community

We strive to be a responsible neighbor in the communities we serve around the world.
 

More than 600 safe medication disposal kiosks
in Walgreens stores in 45 U.S. states,
to help combat opioid abuse

Boots UK has raised around £10 MILLION
for BBC Children in Need
through a long-term partnership

10.6 MILLION noses sold, more than
$20 MILLION
raised to help children in need
on Red Nose Day in 2017

Get a Shot. Give a Shot. has helped provide more than
20 MILLION
life-saving vaccines across the world

Environment

We are determined to protect the environment and do our part to ensure it flourishes for future generations.
 

Approximately 400 electric vehicle
CHARGING STATIONS
at Walgreens stores

Our innovative program, EnergyCare
helps to build an ENERGY CONSCIOUS culture

Direct electricity purchases by our UK businesses are of
CERTIFIED RENEWABLE POWER

Walgreens Boots Alliance’s carbon footprint
6.5% DOWN
in fiscal 2017 compared with the previous year

Marketplace

We aim to do business fairly and with integrity.

 
Walgreens have reformulated their owned brands
to eliminate PLASTIC MICROBEADS

Boots UK and Walgreens engaged with or purchased from
MORE THAN 2,500
diverse and small businesses during fiscal 2017

Boots UK achieved a TOP SCORE OF 9
on the WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard
using 100% certified sustainable palm oil

Workplace

We strive to treat our people with dignity and respect and to support the health and safety of our employees and our customers.
 

Walgreens raised more than
$18 MILLION
in customer donations for disaster relief
after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria

Walgreens disability inclusion program is a model for other companies
MORE THAN 10%
of employees at Walgreens distribution centers
self-identify as individuals with disabilities

Boots UK and Walgreens both support
BAN THE BOX
to give people with convictions a fair chance to compete for jobs

Walgreens earned 100% scores
on the 2017 Disability Equality Index and
the 2017 Corporate Equality Index on LGBTQ workplace equality
 

Sustainable Development Goals


Walgreens Boots Alliance is committed to supporting all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted in 2015 by UN member states. Our overall CSR strategy and our CSR goals are aligned with the SDGs.






 

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