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Corporate Social Responsibility

Building Better Brands Together

Our commitment to sustainability and growing our positive impact on associates, customers and employees.

Purpose...

We build better brands while caring for people and planet.

Mission...

Deliver sustainable solutions with suppliers that sell sustainable products and employ sustainable business practices.

Vision...

Advance the industry toward a more sustainable future through focus on internal operations and sustainable procurement practices.

Sustainability Efforts & Progress

100%

100%

renewable energy at our decoration and fulfilment facility.

84%

84%

84% of all US shipments are carbon neutral.

98.8%

98.8%

of all waste materials from our decoration and fulfilment facility are recycled.

6x

more value chain transparency than nearest competitor.

*Our Recycling Has Saved...

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kWh of Electricity

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Gal. of Water

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Gal. of Gas

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Lbs. of Air Pollutants

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Barrels of Oil

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Trees

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Yds. of Landfill Space

*Based on research by the EPA and Stanford University

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2022 Ecovadis Silver Sustainability Rating

Sustainability Rating

Staples Promotional Products was awarded a Silver medal by EcoVadis, putting our operations in the top 25% of all companies in all industries assessed for sustainability.

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At a time when third-party suppliers account for 90% of total environmental impact, we are proud to be first in the industry to establish an unbiased sustainable procurement platform.

-Daron Hines, President of Staples Promotional Products

Supply Chain

Green Light Responsible Sourcing Program

Our exclusive sustainable procurement program is the first within the promotional products industry. This makes us the only brand merchandiser to collect the independently-verified data necessary to drive and transparently report continuous improvement through supply chain.

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Internal Operations

Internal Operations

Our internal decoration and distribution operations lower carbon emissions with carbon neutral shipping and 100% green electricity. Recycling diverts over 98% of waste from landfills. Industry best practices and materials enable sustainable apparel decoration.

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Inclusion & Diversity

We harness the power of diverse perspectives, celebrate uniqueness, and embrace talent without regard for race, gender, culture, sexual orientation or disability.

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Supplier Diversity Program

Our dedication to inclusion and diversity extends into our supply chain partnerships. We currently partner with over 60 companies…

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Minority
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Veteran
Owned

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Women
Owned

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LGBTQ+
Owned

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Disability
Owned

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Small
Business

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Employee Wellbeing

Employee wellbeing goes beyond just health and wellness programs. We take a holistic approach to employee wellness by providing stress management, associate recognition, employee assistance and more.

Sustainabile Promotional Products

Branding a Better Tomorrow

According to the Advertising Specialty Institute, 46% of consumers have a more favorable opinion of an advertiser if the promotional product they received was environmentally friendly.