The Home Depot ESG Report: 5 Takeaways - Smart Energy Decisions

Commercial, GHG Emissions, Sourcing Renewables  -  August 6, 2021

The Home Depot ESG Report: 5 Takeaways

With the release of its 2021 ESG Report, The Home Depot reported a 22% reduction in carbon intensity while at the same time growing the business by nearly 20%. Additional progress for the year included LED lighting upgrades, participation in demand mitigation programs, and expanded use of fuel cells and solar power. 

"More than 40 years ago, our founders gave us eight core values that continue to guide our business today," said Craig Menear, chairman and CEO of The Home Depot. The progress we made in 2020 demonstrates the commitment of our associates and suppliers to these values, as they prioritized taking care of our associates, customers and communities, as well as the environment, while navigating a year unlike any other."

Download this excerpted report, "The Home Depot ESG Report: 5 Takeaways," for a deep dive into the three pillars of the company's corporate responsibility strategy: its people, operating sustainably, and strengthening communities: 

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