For nearly 100 years, Grainger has continued to make sure that the customers and businesses we serve have the products and services they need to remain safe, sustainable and productive. At Grainger, we integrate ESG initiatives into our strategy and daily operations at each level of the business to deliver long-term value to our stakeholders. We embrace sustainability within our organization and are dedicated to helping our customers achieve their own sustainability goals through our products, services and resources.
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
“Our success is the result of a purpose-driven culture, one which calls on each of us to always do the right thing for our customers, the environment and each other.”
Our Near-Term Priority Highlights
Customer Sustainability Solutions
in Grainger High-Touch Solutions U.S. environmentally preferable product (EPP) sales
spent by Grainger High-Touch Solutions U.S. on products from small businesses, including woman-, minority-, veteran-, LGBTQ+- and disabled person-owned businesses, as well as historically underutilized business zone (HUBZone) and disadvantaged businesses1
1 During the federal government’s fiscal year ended September 30, 2022.
Energy and Emissions
total global Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions reduction since 2018
Our current climate target, set in 2020, is to reduce global absolute Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 30% by 2030, using a 2018 baseline. This target follows the medium-term goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, and we have made steady progress toward achieving our target.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
women in leadership positions in the U.S. and Canada
racially and ethnically diverse team members in leadership positions in the U.S.
women directors serving on our board2
racially and ethnically diverse directors serving on our board2
2 This information is as disclosed in the 2023 Proxy Statement.
Sustainability Solutions For Our Customers
Grainger’s products, services and resources provide value to our customers while also helping them achieve their sustainability goals.
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