Wal-Mart's Pay Gap

Publication Date: 

April 15, 2005

Wal-Mart company documents released April 15 reveal that CEO H. Lee Scott, Jr., made $17,543,739 in total compensation last year – nearly twice the average of $9.6 million for leading U.S. CEOs as a whole, according to Business Week. Thomas Coughlin, the Vice Chair of the board who recently was accused by Wal-Mart officials of spending company money on personal items such as alligator skin cowboy boots, has had some of his compensation suspended, but not his $1 million-plus salary.

Wal-Mart's Political Profits

Publication Date: 

January 1, 2005

Corporate Accountability International created STANDARDS OF POLITICAL CONDUCT FOR CORPORATIONS as our vision and goals for how corporations should function in the political arena. These standards lead us toward a safer, healthier, more democratic world. We see how Wal-Mart stacks up

against several key standards.