The Home Depot Recognized for Being a Leader in Climate Action
The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) is the world’s largest home improvement retailer with retail stores all across North America. The Home Depot sells building materials and home improvement products, as well as lawn and garden supplies, and provides installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs.
The Home Depot was recently celebrated has a global leader on corporate climate action as it continues to chase its sustainability goals with its 2019 renewable energy initiatives. The company was recently recognized for its actions in cutting carbon emissions and mitigating climate risks with a placing on CDP’s Climate Change “A” List. CDP is an environmental impact non-profit that independently assesses companies data about their environmental impacts.
The Home Depot’s new addition to its CDP report is its commitment to a Science-Based Target for scope 1 and scope 2 emissions with goals for 40% reduction in carbon emission by 2030 and 50% reduction by 2035.
The company is also working to create 135 megawatts of energy from a variety of alternative sources by the end of 2020. In working towards this goal, The Home Depot will be making major investments in wind power and solar power expansion this year.
More information on The Home Depot’s Wind and Solar Power Expansion can be found here.
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