The foundation of Office Depot rests on an essential set of core values which define, inform and guide our daily worklife;
Integrity, Accountability, Innovation, Teamwork and Respect.

Ethics in Business Practice

We fulfil our ongoing commitments to responsible business practice by adhering to the highest ethical standards. We ensure the relevance and effectiveness of our Ethics Policy through training, education and internal monitoring.

  • Supplier facilities inspected and regular reviews undertaken to audit compliance
  • Inspect supplier facilities and ensure regular reviews and audit compliance
  • Independent, accredited third party used for conducting onsite supplier audits
  • Review and approval of Conditions Assessment Programme (CAP) carried out to grade factory performance and guide suppliers to improve overall performance
  • Participating in product stewardship programme using Sedex principles

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Environmental Responsibility

Reducing our impact on the environment and helping our customers achieve their environmental objectives through our four value-chain concept;
Be Green, Buy Green, Tell Green, Sell Green.

  • We have over 7500 products in our European range with externally verified environmental attributes
  • Reducing energy consumption and preventing pollution
  • Ensuring zero waste goes to landfill
  • Demonstrating commitment to wildlife habitat creation see more
  • Running used product ‘take-back’ schemes
  • Producing environmental management information


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Charity & Community

Our Corporate Social Responsibility strategy is driven by our core values and we believe it is important to encourage employee-wide participation. We support associate nominated national and local charities and other community-based fund raising initiatives.

  • Dedicated Community Charity Committee (CCC) at each of our UK sites
  • Employee Payroll giving scheme gifted to individual’s chosen charity
  • Community development from cleaning canals to decorating community centres
  • Festive projects such as carol singing and gift-giving to children, elderly and homeless groups
  • Initiatives for young people including work experience, school roadshows and internships

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