Home Depot Reduces Carbon Emissions

The Home Depot reduced its direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by more than 127,000 metric tons in 2020, a 22 per cent reduction in carbon intensity, while at the same time growing the business nearly 20 per cent. Additionally, the company announced its goal to reach 100 per cent renewable electricity for its facilities by 2030 in its efforts towards cleaner energy. "Our commitment to reducing our impact on the planet, taking care of our people, and building strong, sustainable communities is foundational to who we are," says Craig Menear, its chairman and chief executive officer. “The progress we made in 2020 demonstrates the commitment of our associates and suppliers to these values, as they prioritized taking care of our associates, customers, and communities, as well as the environment, while navigating a year unlike any other."