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Walgreens Boots Alliance Joins United Nations Global Compact Initiative

Underscores ongoing commitment to Healthy Communities, Healthy Planet, Sustainable Marketplace and Healthy and Inclusive Workplace
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Today Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy, is pleased to announce that it has joined the United Nations Global Compact Initiative, a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices.

Walgreens Earns Best Place to Work on 2020 Disability Equality Index

National Recognition Spotlights Walgreens Training and Job Readiness Programs for People with Disabilities
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DEERFIELD, Ill., July 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Walgreens has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year with a top score of 100 percent on the 2020 Disability Equality Index® (DEI), a joint initiative by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD).

Greater Than Aids, With Support From Walgreens and Orasure Technologies, to Provide 10,000 Free In-home HIV Tests to Community Partners

The Collaboration Expands HIV Self-Testing in High-Need Areas During COVID-19
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With in-person health services limited due to COVID-19, Greater Than AIDS, a public information initiative of KFF, and Walgreens have announced a new program to provide 10,000 OraQuick® In-Home HIV Test kits to support expanded testing options in high-need areas. Local health agencies and community-based organizations will distribute the FDA-approved, self-administered tests at no cost to those unable to get tested in person.  

Walgreens Boots Alliance Remains Committed to Reducing Emissions and Collaborating for a Healthy Planet

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At this time of a global pandemic and sense of injustice felt by so many in the U.S., health, safety and supporting our communities are top priorities for Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), a leading global pharmacy retailer and wholesaler. The vast impact of these events reminds us how interconnected we all are around the planet and highlights the need for collaboration to tackle major issues.

WBA Celebrates World Day for Cultural Diversity: When We’re Different, It Pays Dividends

A Q&A with Carlos Cubia, WBA vice president and global chief diversity officer, about World Day for Cultural Diversity on May 21
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Carlos Cubia has been vice president and global chief diversity officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance since 2017. He previously worked in leadership roles in the healthcare, financial services and insurance industries, developing ways to improve diversity and inclusion that also had positive business results.

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Carlos Cubia has been vice president and global chief diversity officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance since 2017. He previously worked in leadership roles in the healthcare, financial services and insurance industries, developing ways to improve diversity and inclusion that also had positive business results.

WBA Commitment to Climate Change Action Reflected in CDP Score

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Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) received a score of B on its most recent submission to global non-profit CDP, reflecting the company’s strong commitment to corporate transparency and action on climate change. The B score places WBA in CDP’s “management” level, showing progress toward environmental stewardship. The submission covered fiscal 2018, the 12 months ended August 31, 2018.

Championing Global Health: Walgreens Boots Alliance New Global Sustainability Report Details Support for People Living With Cancer and Efforts to Improve Child and Maternal Health

Company Continues Progress on Reducing Carbon Footprint
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February 18, 2020 - Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced the publication of its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which details the company’s global sustainability initiatives, including efforts to improve access to quality healthcare, deliver support programs for people living with cancer and reduce its carbon footprint.

Strength That Can’t Be Shaken

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An unbreakable spirit drives Walgreens team members in Puerto Rico to help after earthquakes deal the island another setback.

It was the morning after Dia de los Reyes, a yearly observation of the Christian epiphany that brings joyful celebration to the streets of Puerto Rico. But Libni Cardona didn’t have time to reflect on the festivities of the night before; she had awoken to the news that her beloved island had once again been attacked by Mother Nature.

WBA Sponsors 2019 Global Retail Challenge to Inspire Next Generation of Retail Leaders

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WBA Sponsors 2019 Global Retail Challenge to Inspire Next Generation of Retail Leaders

Over six weeks, Walgreens Boots Alliance and other leading companies such as Nordstrom and Columbia Sportswear Company participated in this year’s Global Retail Challenge in partnership with the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA).

Walgreens Boots Alliance Signs UNAIDS Business Alliance Pledge to End HIV/AIDS by 2030; Expands HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention Efforts

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Signs UNAIDS Business Alliance Pledge to End HIV/AIDS by 2030; Expands HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention Efforts

Dec.1 was World AIDS Day, a day commemorating the more than 35 million people who have died from AIDS and an annual call-to-action to end the disease and support people living with HIV/AIDS.  Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), which includes Walgreens, has worked for several years to advance HIV/AIDS awareness and research.

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