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Office Depot, Inc. Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Tenth Consecutive Year

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 9:00 am EDT

Dateline:

BOCA RATON, Fla.

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NASDAQ:
ODP
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"We do this by advancing social accountability guidelines for workers in factories around the world, launching award-winning community programs through the Office Depot Foundation, and growing our diverse and green product sales."

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it was recently named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, North America for the tenth year in a row.

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, offered cooperatively by RobecoSAM and S&P Dow Jones Indices, serve as global benchmarks for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios. The index selects the most sustainable large companies by region and across the world.

“Our inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for a decade in North America is a testament of our long-term commitment to corporate sustainability,” said Yalmaz Siddiqui, senior director of sustainability for Office Depot. “We do this by advancing social accountability guidelines for workers in factories around the world, launching award-winning community programs through the Office Depot Foundation, and growing our diverse and green product sales.”

Office Depot was also recently honored with a Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) Supplier Leadership Award for advancing sustainability by engaging its customers. The award recognized Office Depot for taking actions that have enabled institutional purchasers to better understand and take responsibility for the consequences of their spending.

To learn more about Office Depot’s corporate citizenship program, please visit http://www.officedepotcitizenship.com.

About Office Depot, Inc.

Office Depot, Inc. is a leading global provider of products, services, and solutions for every workplace – whether your workplace is an office, home, school or car.

Office Depot, Inc. is a resource and a catalyst to help customers work better. We are a single source for everything customers need to be more productive, including the latest technology, core office supplies, print and document services, business services, facilities products, furniture, and school essentials.

The company has annual sales of approximately $16 billion, employs approximately 56,000 associates, and serves consumers and businesses in 59 countries with approximately 1,800 retail stores, award-winning e-commerce sites and a dedicated business-to-business sales organization – all delivered through a global network of wholly owned operations, joint ventures, franchisees, licensees and alliance partners. The company operates under several banner brands including Office Depot, OfficeMax, OfficeMax Grand & Toy, Reliable and Viking. The company’s portfolio of exclusive product brands include TUL, Foray, Brenton Studio, Ativa, WorkPro, Realspace and HighMark.

Office Depot, Inc.’s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol ODP. Additional press information can be found at: http://news.officedepot.com.

Contact:

Office Depot, Inc.
Rebecca Rakitin, 561-438-1450
Rebecca.Rakitin@officedepot.com