HD Supply is dedicated to being a responsible global corporate citizen in all aspects of our business, both internally and externally. From fostering a company culture in which integrity and honesty are core values, to supporting charitable endeavors and environmentally-conscious practices, we strive to make a positive impact on the customers, associates, stakeholders and communities where we live and work. We believe observance of sound environmental and social strategies is essential to building strong brands and protecting our reputation.

California Transparency in Supply Chains Act Compliance

The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act (SB 657) requires companies to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct supply chains for tangible goods offered for sale.

California Transparency in Supply Chains Act Compliance Statement

Conflict Minerals Policy Statement

HD Supply supports ending violence and human rights violations associated with the mining of gold as well as tin, tantalum, and tungsten (called 3TG) “Conflict Minerals” from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and surrounding countries.

HD Supply is firmly committed to complying with the reporting obligations of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 which endeavors to prevent the use of Conflict Minerals from benefiting armed groups in the DRC and surrounding countries as well as ensuring continued transparency and corporate social responsibility throughout our supply chain.

HD Supply also understands the importance of this issue to our customers. If you have any questions, please contact the HD Supply Conflict Minerals Team at: ConflictMinerals@hdsupply.com.

Conflict Minerals Policy Statement

Responsibility to Associates

With approximately 16,000 associates based in 48 states and seven Canadian provinces, HD Supply is a significant employer in the industrial distribution industry. As such, we take our responsibility to our associates very seriously and do our best to create an environment where they can grow and succeed.

HD Supply designs for safety. We construct and operate our facilities in a manner that protects human health. We empower our associates to take proactive measures to ensure a healthy and safe work environment. Through our wellness initiatives and safety training programs, we encourage our associates to adopt personal and work-related practices that will prevent injuries and enhance their quality of life. We have established and implemented sound occupational health and safety programs and commit to continuously improve our processes. Where existing laws and rules are not adequate to meet our level of safety standards, we will adopt more stringent requirements

Code of Conduct – HD Supply does not tolerate unethical or unlawful behavior and requires associates to comply with the company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, which addresses a wide range of critical areas, including fair employment, environmental, health and safety issues and more. We maintain Alertline, an anonymous hotline for associates to report concerns and questionable activity.

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Responsibility to the Environment

HD Supply is committed to protecting the environment and complying with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. We expect our associates to be environmentally responsible and implement operational practices to minimize the impact of our operations on the environment. We encourage and promote the conservation of natural resources through recycling, waste minimization, and energy efficiencies as befits good stewards of the environment.

Recognizing that sustainability is a critical need to protect our environment and our way of life, HD Supply has incorporated many green practices into our daily operations. Thus, we have incorporated a variety of green practices across the company, from installation of energy efficient lighting at many locations to implementation of comprehensive recycling programs. For us, sustainability is not just about selling green products; it's about fostering an environmentally-sensitive culture across the company. Additionally, to meet customer demand for environmentally-friendly products, HD Supply has Ideallygreensm, a company-wide sustainability program. Ideallygreen is used as a product identifier by some of our business units to help customers select eco-preferable products. "Recognizing that sustainability is critical to protecting our environment and way of life, we believe our responsibility goes beyond green product offerings.


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Responsibility to our Business Partners

HD Supply manages our business with the highest integrity, so our customers can trust us to serve them with honor and professionalism. One of the ways we demonstrate this responsibility is to partner with suppliers that share our values and commitment to upholding ethical principles. To that end, we contract with global testing and inspection companies, which offer a variety of social and environmental screening methods. Depending on country risk, our suppliers must meet our screening requirements for fraud, employment and pay practices (such as age requirements, no forced labor, non discrimination, freedom of expression and association, wages, and work hours), emergency planning environmental health and safety. Complete access to a supplier's facilities must be granted. We also make available our Ethics Guide for Suppliers, Contractors and Consultants, which clearly communicates our expectation of compliance.

HD Supply also knows the value of partnering with diverse businesses and understands their ability to offer quality products, service and innovation. Our Supplier Diversity Program was developed to build strong relationships with certified Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MWBE) and small businesses.


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