Home Depot strives to reduce carbon footprint by improving the efficiency of the operations and by investing in alternative energy solutions. The company partners with suppliers focused on social and environmental responsibility, and helps customers reduce their environmental impact by offering products and packaging created with sustainability in mind.
The Home Depot is committed to its three environmental, social and governance (ESG) pillars – focusing on the people, operating sustainably and strengthening communities. The latest ESG report details the progress made. It strives to operate as a company that reflects and supports diversity, equity and inclusion among its associates, suppliers and in the communities the company serves.
According to the ESG report, the company is making progress towards its goal to eliminate EPS foam and PVC film in private-brand packaging by 2023, produce or procure renewable electricity equivalent to the electricity needs for all Home Depot facilities worldwide by 2030 and reduce combine Scope 1 & 2 carbon emissions by 172k+ metric tonnes, equivalent to taking 37k+ cars off the road for a year.