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staples

staples

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office supplies, retail

From staples's site: "Staples SoulSM reflects our commitment to corporate responsibility. It's a holistic approach to business that recognizes the close connection between our financial success and our desire to make a positive impact on our associates, communities, and the planet by joining together the following areas: diversity, the environment, our community, and ethics. It's how we do business-that's Staples Soul."

tags: office supplies, retail

staples's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
EPA Top 50 Green Power Purchasers 2009 environmental protection agency rank #28 of 50
Brand Emissions Leaders haymarket group member
Green Rankings 2009: Top 20 newsweek rank #20 of 500
Green Grades 2009 forestethics score 82/100
100 Best Corporate Citizens 2009 corporate responsibility officer rank #79 of 100
America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities 2008 diversitybusiness.com rank #20 of 50
SB20: The World's Top Sustainable Business Stocks 2008 sustainablebusiness.com group member
100 Best Corporate Citizens 2008 corporate responsibility officer group member
project label sector: office supplies project label rank #8 of 10*
project label sector: retail project label rank #11 of 30*
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*companies with at least 20 votes ,†companies with at least 100 votes

staples's Article Breakdown (40 unique articles) ?

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Articles about Staples ?

Staples Orders Up 41 Battery-powered Trucks From Smith Electric Vehicles

From autoblog.com (unverified), October 26, 2010

Waste Management

Kansas City-based Smith Electric Vehicles has signed another deal that will send a group of 41 Newton electric trucks to office supply extraordinaire Staples, Inc. Starting next month, Smith Electric will begin delivering its Newton to Staples stores...

in this article: staples, smith electric vehicles

Staples Pushes Key Suppliers For Sustainable Products, Packaging

From environmentalleader.com (verified), October 14, 2010

Resource Management

Staples has launched a new corporate strategy to drive sustainability in the supply chain for product manufacturing, packaging and distribution. The office products retail chain is challenging its key suppliers to compete in a “Race to The Top&...

in this article: staples

Staples Unveils Largest Solar Power System In MD

From environmentalleader.com (verified), September 22, 2010

Resource Management

Staples has unveiled a 1.5-megawatt (MW) solar power installation at its distribution center in Hagerstown, Maryland. The retailer now hosts more than 2.5MW of solar capacity in the state of Maryland alone, when combined with its recent solar install...

in this article: staples

4th Annual Green Grades Report Card Finds FedEx, Staples And Office Depot Leading And Amazon And Costco Lagging On Key Eco-Issues

From csrwire.com (verified), September 9, 2010

Resource Management

Major office supply companies and retailers received their report cards today, and while the sector saw overall progress on critical sustainability issues such as Endangered Forest protection, several prominent brands continue bad habits that harm th...

in this article: staples, fedex, amazon, office depot, costco wholesale

Staples Reaches 15m KWH Milestone

From environmentalleader.com (verified), May 24, 2010

Resource Management

Staples Inc announced that it has produced 15 million kilowatt hours from 32 solar installations throughout North America. The partnership program, which launched in 2005 with installations in Rialto, Calif., Ontario, Calif., and Englewood, NJ, has r...

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Staples, Entrepreneur Team Up To Spur Greening Of Small Businesses

From greenbiz.com (verified), May 5, 2010

Community Impact

Staples Inc. and Entrepreneur.com are offering a $10,000 green office makeover gift pack to the small business that presents the best case -- and game plan -- for making its workplace more eco-friendly.

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Boys & Girls Clubs Of America And Staples Foundation For Learning Announce Finalists Of National Service Project

From justmeans.com (verified), April 26, 2010

Community Impact

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), and Staples Foundation for Learning, a private foundation created by Staples, Inc., today announced the five finalists of the Staples Foundation for Learning National Service Project Awards. The annual initia...

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Office Depot, Staples Promote Green Shipping, Product Design

From greenbiz.com (verified), April 22, 2010

Waste Management

Office Depot is offering rebates and carbon offsets to companies that make choices that reduce the emissions associated with their shipping.

in this article: staples, office depot

STAPLES Canada Stores Expand Electronic Waste Recycling In Ontario

From newswire.ca (unverified), April 1, 2010

Resource Management

STAPLES Canada will expand their requirements for recyclable electronic waste collection at stores, as the retailer enters phase II of its Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES). Effective April 1, STAPLES stores in Ontario will enter the second phase ...

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Staples Foundation For Learning Awards Nearly $300,000 In Grants To Support Youth Development Programs Nationwide

From justmeans.com (verified), March 30, 2010

Community Impact

Staples Foundation for Learning (SFFL), a private foundation created by Staples, Inc., today announced it has awarded 22 grants totaling $281,500 to non-profit organizations serving at-risk youth throughout the country. These organizations were sele...

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