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Press Releases - Social Responsibilities

  • 4/22/13 9:00 am EDT

    Twenty Percent of SMBs are Greener than Last Year;

    One-Third Looking to Go Greener in 2013

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the results of its latest Earth Day-focused Small Business Index indicating that small businesses (SMBs) are motivated to go green by concern for the environment (76 percent), saving money (49 percent) and employee encouragement and participation (20 percent). The survey of more than 1,000 small business owners found that more thanmore...
  • 4/18/13 9:00 am EDT

    Interactive Site Delivers Transparency on Hundreds of Sustainability Metrics

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company is celebrating Earth Month with the debut of its new Corporate Citizenship website. The site, www.officedepotcitizenship.com, offers visitors an interactive experience to learn about Office Depot’s commitment to business, ethics, diversity, communities and the environment around the world. The site features testimonials,more...
  • 4/17/13 12:37 pm EDT

    Following Success of Challenges in Chicago, Austin and other Locations, Innovative Public-Private Partnership Set to Expand to Four Additional Cities in 2013

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the expansion of its Public- Private Partnership with ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability USA (ICLEI USA). In 2013, four more cities will be selected to receive funding to launch their own Green Business Challenge programs – building on the successful Challenges that ICLEI and Office Depot helped launch with local governments inmore...
  • 4/10/13 9:17 am EDT

    Shari Francis, Manager of HUB Merchandising, Honored by WE (Women’s Enterprise) USA Magazine for Driving Supplier Diversity at Office Depot 

    Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that Shari Francis, HUB (Historically Underutilized Business) Merchandising Manager at the Company, has been named one of the “Top 50 Women Leaders in Corporate Supplier Diversity” by WE (Women’s Enterprise) USA Magazine. Francis was recognized for her acumen, tenacity and influence in helping define and deploy supplier diversity initiatives at Office Depot, as well as her commitment tomore...
  • 3/12/13 11:06 am EDT

    Company Recognized for Achieving 29 Percent Carbon Footprint Reduction in the U.S., Aggressively Beating its 20 Percent Reduction Goal One Year Ahead of Schedule

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it has been recognized with a Climate Leadership Goal Achievement Award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership, the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate & Energy Solutions (C2ES), and The Climatemore...
  • 3/6/13 9:00 am EST

    Facility Established as ‘Carbon Neutral’ for 2012

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today announced that the company’s global headquarters, located in Boca Raton, Fla., has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification for the second consecutive year. The certification signifies the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency. "As part ofmore...
  • 1/31/13 9:00 am EST

    Award Presented at the National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today announced that it has been recognized by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force with the 2013 Corporate Leadership Award. The award was presented during the 25th National Conference on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Equality: Creating Change, and acknowledges Office Depot as a corporation that effectively partners with and supports the LGBTmore...
  • 1/24/13 9:47 am EST

    Office Depot Ranked #5 on the DiversityBusiness.com Annual List

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of and services, today announced that is has been recognized by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation's leading multicultural business-to-business website, as one of the "Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities" for 13 successive years. Office Depot was ranked 5th on the list.The annual list, dubbed the Div50, recognizes companies for the volume, consistency, and quality of business opportunities granted to women- andmore...
  • 11/20/12 9:00 am EST

    Office Depot is One of Only 19 Retail and Consumer Products Companies to Receive a 100 Percent Rating

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company earned a 100 percent score in the 2013 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 second consecutive year. In addition,more...
  • 11/8/12 12:00 pm EST

    Ford Will Participate In Donation Ceremony And Sign Autographs For Fans On November 13 At Emeryville, Calif., Office Depot Store

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it is pleased to join the Oakland Raiders, an Office Depot Business Solutions Division customer, and Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford to donate 500 sackpacks to the Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland in partnership with the Office Depot Foundation’s award-winning National Backpackmore...