FRAMINGHAM, Mass--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 17, 2015--
Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that it has been named to the Dow
Jones Sustainability Index for the 12th year in a row.
Staples was once again recognized for its continued journey toward
A leading global benchmark for corporate sustainability, the annual Dow
Jones Sustainability Indices (“DJSI”), is a partnership between
RobecoSAM and S&P Dow Jones Indices. RobecoSAM continuously raises the
bar to identify the most sustainable companies in the world, while
encouraging companies to improve their sustainability practices.
“We are committed to reducing our own impact on the environment," said
Mark Buckley, vice president of environmental affairs. "We’re offering
more eco-conscious products and ethically sourced products from our
suppliers to improve our overall sustainability. Additionally, we are
offering end of life solutions for customers to encourage them to
recycle their electronic waste and report on their purchases to help
them operate their businesses sustainably and lessen their impact on the
As a result of its continued commitment toward sustainability, Staples
has been recognized for its positive environmental practices. Recent
Part of the 2014 Global 100 Sustainability Index, one of the top
measures in corporate sustainability analysis, published by Corporate
Knights, a media, research and investment advisory company.
Named to Newsweek’s 2014 Green Rankings Top 100 U.S. companies list.
Winner of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2015 ENERGY STAR
Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence award.
Ranked in the Top 10 US companies with installed solar power capacity
by the Solar Means Business 2014 report.
Recognized by the EPA for outstanding achievement in the design,
manufacture, promotion, and use of Safer Choice products.
Staples Canada named to Corporate Knight’s 2014 Top Foreign Corporate
Staples Canada’s Superpower your School Contest won the Canadian
Office Products Association (COPA) Award for Corporate Social
Responsibility Leadership Program.
For offering over 100 Zero Waste Boxes on staples.ca, and their
commitment to giving customers the ability to recycle more products
than ever before, Staples Canada and TerraCycle have earned a 2015 Top
Product of the Year Award from Environmental Leader.
To learn more about Staples sustainability priorities visit: www.staples.com/environment
For additional information on the DJSI, please visit: http://www.sustainability-indices.com/
Staples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more
ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery
capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they
want, whether it’s in-store, online or on mobile devices. Staples offers
more products than ever, such as technology, facilities and break room
supplies, furniture, safety supplies, medical supplies, and Copy and
Print services. Staples also offers free shipping for Staples Rewards
Members, in most cases overnight. Headquartered outside of Boston,
Staples operates in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and
New Zealand. More information about Staples (SPLS) is available at www.staples.com.
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