Aug. 3, 2022
Home Depot Improves Sustainability, Diversity Numbers
The Home Depot reduced its combined scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions by approximately 172,000 metric tons in 2021. The company also reduced its electricity consumption by approximately 11 per cent year-over-year in U.S. stores. The Home Depot improved on the diversity of its workforce as well, with approximately 36 per cent of its new hires in 2021 being women and 57 per cent ethically diverse. It spent $3.3 billion with Tier I diverse suppliers in 2021 and announced a goal to spend $5 billion annually by 2025.