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Diversity and Inclusion Report

Fostering a diverse and inclusive organization is an essential part of WBA’s business strategy. We know that diverse teams improve our performance, drive our growth and enhance engagement among ourselves and with our customers and suppliers. Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are key enablers in fulfilling our commitment to helping people live healthier, happier lives. 

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D&I Report Highlights

Our leadership accountability model measures and drives actions to increase the number of women and people of color in leadership

Our Global Inclusion Council guides our journey and aligns our D&I objectives for maximum global impact

We are recognized for leading the way on disability inclusion efforts

Expanding our employee-driven and company-sponsored Business Resource Groups (BRGs) throughout WBA

WBA D&I Goals and Facts

We aim to increase women in leadership positions globally by 3 percent in fiscal 2021 over the prior year and increase People of Color in leadership positions in the U.S. by 2 percent in the same time period.

More than 3,000 WBA employees are active in 15 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) across the U.S., Europe and Asia. These grassroots networks commit to making us even more diverse and inclusive.

Walgreens bought from more than 2,600 diverse and small businesses in fiscal 2018 including 900 minority-and women-owned businesses. 

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

More than 57,000 Walgreens store employees have completed unconscious bias training

Boots UK and Alliance Healthcare UK report gender pay gap information showing a gender pay gap lower than the UK national median

More than 12 percent of employees at Walgreens distribution centers self-identify as having a disability

Walgreens REDI program for training people with disabilities has expanded to 370 stores in 37 states