The Home Depot works to build inclusive and sustainable business opportunities for women, minority, veteran, disability and LGBTQ owned companies. We are committed to cultivating a supplier base that creates long-lasting growth and mutual business success, while reflecting the diversity of our customers and strengthening our communities.
In 2020, we spent $3.2 billion with diverse suppliers. This increases shareholder value, drives innovation and creates economic impact in the communities that we serve. We also provide supplier development and mentoring to assist with business growth, and we partner with organizations that provide certification, education, opportunities for capital and networking opportunities.
We are proud to use diverse suppliers in our product assortment across our stores. From our garden assortment to our hardware, décor and more, our diverse suppliers provide quality products to meet our customer needs.
We partner with many organizations to provide invaluable resources to diverse suppliers, including: