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  • 4/15/15 10:00 am EDT

    Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Honored Office Depot for the 13th Year

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples Inc., today announced that it was named to the 16th annual list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). This marks the 13th year that Office Depot has been named to the selective list. “We are proud to be recognized again formore...
  • 11/25/14 9:00 am EST

    Earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Thirteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality. The company is among 364more...
  • 8/11/14 8:35 am EDT

    Partnership Helps Match Veterans’ Military Skills With Employment Opportunities Across The Company, Including Supply Chain, E-Commerce, IT, Marketing, HR And Retail

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, is partnering with Military.com – the nation's largest military and veteran membership organization – to provide job opportunities to military veterans. Thousands of employment opportunities across Office Depot, Inc. – including supply chain, sales, e-commerce, IT, human resourcesmore...
  • 7/24/14 12:00 pm EDT

    National Backpack Program Has Made a Difference to 3.3 Million Kids

    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Most children look forward to the beginning of the new school year. But for those in families where money is tight, this can be a challenging time. To help deserving children like these start school on the right foot, the Office Depot Foundation is preparing to donate 5,000 colorful new sackpacks containing essential school supplies to nonprofit organizations, schools and agencies in the Los Angeles area. The Foundation – themore...
  • 5/13/14 9:00 am EDT

    Company Honored by DiversityBusiness.com for the 14th Consecutive Year

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it has been named one of the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities” by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation's leading multicultural business-to-business website. Office Depot was ranked 7th on the list, and was honored for differentiating itself in themore...
  • 5/1/14 9:00 am EDT

    Four New Cities Receive Funding to Launch Friendly Competitions to Encourage Environmental Sustainability among Local Businesses

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced it is encouraging businesses in additional cities nationwide to ‘go green’ through expansion of the national Green Business Challenge in partnership with ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA. Recipients of the Office Depot Green Business Challenge grant aremore...
  • 4/10/14 9:05 am EDT

    Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Honors Office Depot for 12th Year

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions, today announced that it was named to the 15th annual list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). This marks the 12th year that Office Depot has been named to the selective list. “We are pleased to be recognized by WBENC for breaking downmore...
  • 12/17/13 10:17 am EST

    Office Depot is One of Only 20 Retail and Consumer Products Companies to Receive a 100 Percent Rating

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, today announced that the Company earned a 100 percent score in the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) issued by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The ranking recognizes Office Depot as one of HRC’s Best Places to Work for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Equality for the third consecutive year. In addition, the Companymore...
  • 10/30/13 9:00 am EDT

    Schmidt to Lead the City of Hope National Office Products Council in the 2014 “Connecting Hope” Campaign

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that Steve Schmidt, President of the International Division, and member of the National Office Products Council, has been named the 2014 City of Hope Spirit of Life Honoree. Schmidt and Office Depot are charged with leading the annual fundraising effort, the 2014 “Connecting Hope” campaign. For decades, the National Officemore...
  • 10/22/13 9:10 am EDT

    Company Named to MBN USA Magazine’s 2013 Corporate 101 List

    Boca Raton, Fla., October 22, 2013 -- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company was named to Minority Business News (MBN) USA magazine’s 2013 Corporate 101 list. Office Depot was recognized for its unwavering commitment to supplier diversity.“We are honored to be acknowledged for our innovative supplier diversity initiatives,” said Steve Calkins, Senior Vice President of Office Depot’s North American Businessmore...