Community investment is critical to Walgreens Boots Alliance’s business as it helps builds trust and supports corporate reputation in the local communities where the Company is proud to operate.

Walgreens Boots Alliance makes direct cash and non-cash donations to local, national and international charities mainly focused on health, social welfare and education issues.
 

In fiscal 2018 the Company’s direct contributions totaled $33.7 million, which does not include donations raised in employee, customer and supplier fundraisers. The Retail Pharmacy USA Division made $25.7 million in contributions, the Retail Pharmacy International Division made $7.2 million and the Pharmaceutical Wholesale Division made $800,000.

How the Company contributes
($million)

 Fiscal 20181       


 Fiscal 2017                               


Year-on-year
change (%)
                                       

Cash

Charitable

17.8

16.7

+6.6

Other

2.3

1.8

+27.8

 

20.1

18.5

+8.6

Non-cash

Employee time

4.8

4.4

+9.1

In kind

7.7

9.6

-19.8

Management costs

1.1

1.4

-21.4

 

13.6

15.4

-11.7

Total

33.7

33.9

-0.6

 
 

Areas impacted by the Company's fiscal contributions1



















 
 

The types of organizations the Company contributed to in fiscal 20181





















1 Fiscal 2018 data within Deloitte & Touche LLP’s review scope as detailed on pages 90-91 of our 2018 CSR Report.

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