• 2023 ESG Report cover

    Social & Governance

    Discover how WBA enables healthy communities around the world through its commitment to people and the planet.

Environmental, Social & Governance

Discover how WBA’s commitment to people and the planet enables healthy communities around the world.

2023 ESG Report cover

Enabling Healthy Communities

At Walgreens Boots Alliance, our health-centered Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) strategy focuses on four key pillars: Healthy Communities, Healthy and Inclusive Workplace, Healthy Planet and Sustainable Marketplace. Healthcare is at the center of our ESG framework, reflecting our operations and our vision to be the leading partner in reimagining local healthcare and well-being for all.
Our commitments to you

We have focused our work in four areas:

Healthy Communities
Healthy Communities
Healthy Inclusive Workplace
Healthy and Inclusive Workplace
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Healthy Planet
Sustainable Marketplace
Sustainable Marketplace
Latest achievements and recognition


Donated to support the health and well-being of the communities we serve over the past eight years


Women and children received vitamins and minerals through our partnership with Vitamin Angels, which marked 10 years in 2023


Reduction in Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions from our 2019 baseline in fiscal 2023


Plastic fibers in wet wipes sold at Boots across 140 product lines


Walgreens’ spend with diverse Tier 1 suppliers in the U.S. in fiscal 2023


Team members who have joined at least one of WBA’s 24 business resource groups 

4 years

WBA named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for fourth consecutive year

*Cash and Non-cash valuation of community contributions.

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We are committed to transparent reporting in all aspects of our business, including our ESG activities and goals progress. As we continue our transformation to a healthcare company, we are increasingly focused on health equity and ESG. Our ESG strategy is a key pillar of our purpose and is overseen by the WBA ESG Committee, which reports on a bi-annual basis to the WBA Nominating and Governance Committee of the Board.

Three young girls in an embrace
Healthy Communities

Helping communities thrive by improving the health of our neighbors is at the heart of WBA. Whether we are investing in programs to support people living with health conditions or addressing availability of vaccines, vitamins or mental health services, we understand that it takes advocacy, collaboration and leadership to build healthy communities.

Three team members in a Boots store
Healthy and Inclusive Workplace

When we can be our full selves at work, we create an environment that is welcoming and inclusive. Throughout WBA’s history, we have worked to ensure our team members feel supported and celebrated, knowing our strength as a business lies with our people.

Wind-powered turbine
Healthy Planet

The climate crisis is also a health crisis, presenting even greater challenges for the health and well-being of our communities. As leaders in our industry, WBA remains committed to meeting our reduction targets for emissions, waste and plastic and expanding efforts around recycling and awareness of our impacts.

Liz Earle product on a table with sustainable ingredients
Sustainable Marketplace

WBA expects products are produced in responsible ways and has the same expectations for our suppliers. As our products have grown over the years, we continue to use our influence to prioritize sustainability and fair labor practices in their production. WBA’s goals help keep us and our supplier partners accountable and we are encouraged by our shared progress.