Our commitment

Staples recognises the close connection between our success and our ability to make a positive impact on our customers, our associates and the planet. We have created the following set of global commitments to ensure we continue to operate in a socially and environmentally responsible way.

Our Ethics Commitments

We will maintain a governance structure that ensures sound practice to protect investors, associates, and suppliers.

We will conduct business ethically to retain the trust of our customers, investors, and other stakeholders.

We will offer our customers products that not only meet or exceed performance expectations, but are also manufactured responsibly.

We live Our Values through our interactions with customers and each other: Own it, Say it like it is, Be caring, Keep it simple, and Work together.

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Our Environmental Commitments

We will offer our customers a complete range of sustainable products and services.

We will make it easy for customers to responsibly recycle technology products.

We will minimise our waste and help customers do the same.

We will minimise our carbon emissions and help customers do the same.

We will be recognised as a global sustainability leader.

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Our Community Commitments

We will create employment opportunities in our local communities while attracting, developing, and retaining the best talent.

We will give back to our local communities in support of education and job skills training.

We will encourage associate engagement in our local communities.

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Our Diversity Commitments

We will embrace diversity and inclusion by embedding it into our business and our company culture.

We will promote an inclusive work environment where all associates are respected and valued for their unique knowledge, skills and abilities.

We will focus on attracting and retaining diverse associates across our global operations, specifically with regard to gender and minority diversity in our management and executive levels.

We strive to develop our diverse network of suppliers to strengthen relationships with our customers and give us the flexibility to adapt to the ever-changing global marketplace.

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