Awards and Recognitions

Since Wal-Mart entered China in 1996, it has received significant recognition for its contributions to the local economy and community, a testament to its three core beliefs—Respect for the Individual, Service to Our Customers, Strive for Excellence. The table below provides a snapshot of the national-level awards Wal-Mart has received (it does not include numerous provincial-level awards). The awards evidence Wal-Mart’s achievements and set a benchmark for further development.


Awards / Recognitions



Top 100 Most Contributive Fortune 500 Companies in China

Southern Weekend

Top 100 Most Influential World’s Famous Brands in China

World Brand Organization (WBO), S-China Trade  & Investment General Chamber of Commerce (USCGC)

Wal-Mart Changxiang Card – 2006/2007 China Marketing Awards Excellent Award

The Economic Observer, Fortune China, Hong Kong Management Association

Most Supplier-friendly Retain Chain Business Information of Shanghai
Academician-recognized Best Employers in China, Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, The Economic Observer,
2006 Most Influential Multinational Companies in China Shanghai Security News
Top Multinational Company in Asia The Wall Street Journal Asia
The Most Influential Retail Case Study in China The China Retail Development Forum
Guangdong 10-Year Outstanding Chain Supermarket
Guangdong Chain Operations Association
New Express
2006 Influential Multinational Business Brand in Beijing Beijing Daily Group &
Beijing Chamber of Commerce
Most Satisfactory Supplier in Shenzhen Southern Metropolis Daily

Top 10 Most Influential Fortune 500 Companies Operating in Mainland China

Southern Weekend

FMCG Enterprises Overall Satisfaction Recognition – No.1

IBM Institute for Business Value,   China Chain Store & Franchise Association

Most Valuable Brands in China


Academician-Recognized Best Employers in China; Guanghua School of Management, Peking University; Economic Observer;
China Retail Industry’s Top Employer China Chain Store & Franchise Association

Satisfactory Retailer

Business Information of Shanghai & FMCG Research Center


Best Chinese Corporate Websites

Global Sources; World IT Lab;; World Trade Telecom

Best MNC Donors in China


Academician-Recognized Best Employers in China; Economic Observer;

Best Companies to Work for in China

FORTUNE China, Watson Wyatt

China Retail Industry The Person of the Year --Mr. Joe Hatfield

The 7th China Retail Industry Convention

Best Performers in China

Global Entrepreneur; China Europe International Business School

Best Global Top 500 Companies on Investment in China

Nanfang Weekend

Employers of the Year in China


China Business Competitiveness Index -- Business Category No. 1

China Business

Community Involvement Award in China

Guangming Daily

Most Admired Companies in China


China Friendship Award - Mr. Joe Hatfield

State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs

Updated: Dec 03, 2007