Focus on People

We are focusing on our people through strengthening our business by embracing our differences, doing the right thing when helping our communities, and caring for our company’s greatest asset — our people.

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Diversity & Inclusion

Redefining Success: 18-Year Home Depot Associate Shares Her Core Career Principles
The corporate compliance department works to ensure everyone at The Home Depot is doing the right thing. As a manager in that space and an 18-year associate, Ashaki Whatley loves putting on her orange apron every day.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Strength in Unity: How The Home Depot’s Homer Fund Helped a Store Associate Expand His Mobility
Stephen was paralyzed after a tree fell on his neck in 2010, requiring him to use a wheelchair. He recently partnered with an organization that helped pay for a new power lift but still needed assistance for the remaining balance.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

The Home Depot Foundation Partners With Tunnel to Towers for U.S. Army Veteran’s New Chapter in Accessible Smart Living
In early 2016, a couple of months into her deployment in Bagram, Afghanistan, U.S. Army Specialist (SPC) Maggie Bilyeu was critically injured. She sustained multiple shrapnel wounds to her chest and torso, a broken leg and numerous internal injuries as a result of a bombing.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Behind the Apron: How Customer Order Specialist Maureen Leaves a Lasting Impact
Maureen Caine was looking for a fresh start after losing her husband. Now, more than 10 years later, she’s found a sense of belonging helping customers with her fellow associates at The Home Depot in Columbia, South Carolina.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Behind the Apron: Dawayne Gates Is Driving the Volunteer Spirit
From painting a local veteran’s house his favorite shade of purple, to supporting a foster care system, Dawayne Gates, store manager in Houma, Louisiana knows how to encourage fellow associates to get in the Team Depot spirit.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Spreading Joy on Military Bases With The Home Depot Kids Workshops
The Home Depot is spreading the joy of holiday through Kids Workshops from your TV screen to military bases coast to coast. Kids Workshops launched in stores across the U.S. and Canada in 1997.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Behind the Apron: How Home Depot Store Manager Kierra Fosters a Supportive Culture
“The true culture is taking care of your people,” says Kierra Blake, store manager in Pace, Florida. “It’s showing up, it’s being authentic, it’s listening and it’s taking the time to invest in them. And that’s really the most important thing that you can give someone else."

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

The Home Depot Supported 2.2 Million Jobs Nationwide in 2022, Creating Four Additional Jobs for Every Associate It Employed
The Home Depot’s total contribution to the U.S. economy was $215 billion in 2022, which exceeds the current-dollar gross domestic product (GDP) of 18 U.S. states, per the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Building Tranquility: The Home Depot Foundation Joins Forces To Address PTSD Struggles for Army Veteran
Zakary Ferroni served in the U.S. Army from 2003 to 2012, and today, he grapples with the lasting effects of his service in the form of post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD). This makes it difficult for him to work; his husband, Joe, currently supports the household.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

The Home Depot Foundation Surpasses $500 Million Invested in Veteran Causes, Commits $750 Million by 2030
In celebration of Veterans Day, The Home Depot Foundation is growing its mission to serve those who served through an updated commitment to invest $750 million in veteran causes by the end of fiscal year 2030. The Foundation announced today it surpassed $500 million invested.

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  1. Focus on People
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  2. Strengthen Communities
    We are working to strengthen our communities by investing and honoring our veterans, being the first on the scene with disaster relief, and helping...
  3. Operate Sustainably
    We are aiming to operate sustainably by improving our supply chain and operations to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, living our commitment to...