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Doing Our Part: Highlights From the Home Depot’s 2023 ESG Report

Doing Our Part: Highlights From the Home Depot’s 2023 ESG Report

Published 07-31-23

Submitted by The Home Depot

Doing our part. 2023 ESG Report.

Originally published on Built From Scratch

Read our 2023 ESG Report 

The Home Depot is committed to its three environmental, social and governance (ESG) pillars – focusing on our people, operating sustainably and strengthening our communities. The latest ESG Report details the progress made. Here are some of the highlights:   


  • MORE THAN 90% of U.S. store leaders started as hourly associates.
  • In 2022, approximately 36% of our new hires were women and 58% were ethnically/racially diverse.


  • We REDESIGNED 350+ private- brand packages to reduce size and materials.
  • This helped us eliminate MORE THAN 81M square feet of PVC film - enough to cover Central Park twice.
  • We DECREASED electricity consumption 52% in our U.S. stores since 2010.


  • The Home Depot Foundation has contributed more than $450 MILLION towards veteran causes since 2011.
  • Since 2009, our Retool Your School grant program has helped fund over 180 PROJECTS benefiting 70% OF HBCUs.

To read the full report, visit

To learn more about the company’s ESG efforts, check out the Give Me an H podcast. Chief Sustainability Officer, Ron Jarvis discusses the company’s sustainability initiatives and Chief Diversity Officer, Derek Bottoms talks about the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. 

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