90% WSI CORPORATE
EQUALITY INDEX SCORE
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is made up of over
30,000 of the most talented retail associates
around the globe, and we respect individuals for
their unique contributions. In 2016, WSI scored
90% on the Corporate Equality Index, a national
benchmark of LGBT workplace equality
administered by the Human Rights
FOR WOMEN LEADERS
The 2015 Annual Study of California Women Business Leaders, UC Davis, named Williams-Sonoma, Inc. California’s #1 company for female leadership, with women in 57.1% of top jobs—the highest percentage reported by any company in the 11 years UC Davis has been researching women in business.
& LANDFILL DIVERSION
ENERGY EFFICIENCY &
Reducing emissions by increasing efficiency provides us with significant cost savings, a competitive advantage and supports our commitment to reducing our environmental impact. We have made significant strides in emissions reductions. While revenues grew by 6 percent in 2015, our overall greenhouse gas emissions went down by 2 percent.
As a major multi-channel retailer, we see an opportunity to create significant impact by keeping waste out of landfills. We’re continuing to increase recycling, diversion and composting efforts in our stores, distribution centers and offices. Moving forward, we are increasing our focus on waste audits, developing new recycling pilots and prioritizing circular economy projects.