As the premier leader in convenience, 7‑Eleven is uniquely positioned to make a meaningful difference in our communities and for the planet. Our philosophy to lead through service fuels our commitment to create positive change both in our stores and in our communities. 7‑Eleven is proud to set the standard for sustainable retailing in the convenience industry. And we’re just getting started.
Since 1927, 7‑Eleven has been dedicated to making life more convenient for our customers. Today, with more than 13,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada, we continue to lead through service, no matter how big the challenge. From strengthening our communities through our signature outreach programs to stepping up during the COVID-19 pandemic with vital supplies and aid, 7‑Eleven is making a big impact.
Commitment to the Community
We are proud to work with a variety of national and community organizations to provide relief where it’s needed most.
7‑Eleven stores play a vital role in healthy, growing neighborhoods. We’re committed to making a difference by getting involved and giving back through community outreach programs that directly benefit the well-being of youths.
Provides youth development opportunities through education, fitness, safety, and hunger relief, helping children establish a strong foundation for their future success with more than 5,000 grants – a community investment of more than $3.5 million – awarded by 7‑Eleven® and Stripes® stores.
Designed to reduce crime and enhance relationships between police and young people, more than 23 million Operation Chill coupons have been distributed to 1,100+ U.S. law enforcement agencies over this program’s 26-year history.
7‑Eleven has been working with Feeding America for 21 years, supporting its nationwide network of 200 food banks, which provide meals to more than 40 million people each year through national and local donations, volunteer efforts, and more. In 2020, the retailer reimagined its annual birthday promotion, 7‑Eleven Day, and gave a birthday present of 1 million meals to Feeding America.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
7‑Eleven is an integral part of the incredibly diverse neighborhoods we serve. Our business model is based on the empowerment and success of small business entrepreneurs regardless of race, gender, or background. To ensure an inclusive customer experience and workplace, we encourage Franchisees and 7‑Eleven associates to bring their unique perspectives, talents, and contributions to work every day. We strive for equality and are committed to doing even more – because we know it’s the only way we can continue to grow and innovate, both as a brand and as a society.
Equality & Diversity Task Force and Roundtable
This dedicated team of leaders representing different areas within 7‑Eleven is actively engaged in identifying ways to promote equality across the organization so we can make an even greater impact in the communities we serve.
“As we continue to witness barrier-breaking moments in our country in support of equality for all, we are reminded that diversity, equity, and inclusion form the cornerstone to driving positive change. Our Equality & Diversity Task Force and Roundtable is guiding our organization as we build a more inclusive company and society.”
– Treasa Bowers
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Veterans & Military Families
From the top down, 7‑Eleven supports military personnel and their families. We’re proud to have been recognized as one of the Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers by VIQTORY Media (GI Jobs) from 2014-2021. We’ve designed programs to encourage veteran entrepreneurship as Franchisees and we’ve also engaged in programs that promote military hiring practices, the hiring of military veterans, and support of military families.
“At 7‑Eleven, we understand and value the sacrifices veterans make for our country, and for us all. We’re proud to be a part of the Army PaYS Program that helps those who serve find employment as they transition to civilian life.”
– Joe DePinto
President & CEO
Investing in Female Leadership
7‑Eleven is proud of the many outstanding female leaders within our organization, and we are committed to supporting the advancement of female leaders through our partnership with the Network of Executive Women (NEW).
Top Women in Convenience
Each year, Convenience Store News hosts the Top Women in Convenience awards. 7‑Eleven leaders are consistently recognized among these esteemed professionals. On behalf of us all at 7‑Eleven, congratulations to every winner for earning this impressive honor!
7‑Eleven is committed to building diverse leadership from within the company, partnering with the Network of Executive Women (NEW) to develop our female leaders. Over 100 of our top female leaders participate in 7NEW programs to help build community and provide opportunities for leadership and career growth within 7‑Eleven.