We’re pleased to share that Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSI) has been included in Fortune’s 2020 “Change the World” list. We’re honored to be recognized among impactful companies around the world that are doing well by doing good.
“People First” is one of our core values, and in these challenging times we’ve focused on taking care of our people, customers and communities. Our values are driving our results and our results are allowing us to make even more positive change in our communities.
Fortune’s “Change the World” list recognizes companies that have had a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategy. In its sixth year, the annual list honors 50+ companies every year from around the world. Factors used to assess companies include:
- Measurable social impact
- Business results
- Degree of innovation
- Corporate integration
Willliams-Sonoma, Inc. was the only home furnishings retailer named in the “Change the World” list, honored for our commitment to continue providing pay and benefits for the duration of our store closures to store and corporate associates who’ve been regularly working more than 12 hours weekly. Our associates have shown true dedication and passion for the care of our teams and customers, and for that we are deeply grateful.