Industry Group: Food Retailers
Country/Region: United States of America
America’s largest retailer by sales, Walmart operated over 10,500 stores under 46 banners at the end of fiscal 2022, selling a variety of general merchandise and grocery items. Its home market accounted for 82% of sales in fiscal 2022, with Mexico and Central America (6%) and Canada (4%) its largest external markets. In the United States at the namesake banner, around 56% of sales come from grocery, 32% from general merchandise, and 11% from health and wellness items. The company operates several e-commerce properties apart from its eponymous site, including Flipkart and shoes.com (it also owns a roughly 10% stake in Chinese online retailer JD.com). Combined, e-commerce accounted for about 13% of fiscal 2022 sales.
ESG Risk Rating
Industry Group (1st = lowest risk)
Food Retailers 98 out of 199
Global Universe 6168 out of 14826
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Walmart Inc.'s Exposure is Medium
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Walmart Inc.'s Management of ESG Material Risk is Average
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