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Office supplier retailer
Retails stationery, office products and equipment, furniture and printing supplies to businesses, schools and the general public.
|OfficeMax Australia Ltd||AUS||website|
| OfficeMax Inc
owns 100% of OfficeMax Australia Ltd
| Office Depot Inc
owns 100% of OfficeMax Inc
|OfficeMax Australia Ltd|
This company won an award in 2014 from the Australian Packaging Covenant, for demonstrating their commitment to environmental sustainability by performing 'above and beyond' in their efforts to minimise waste. This company achieved the highest overall score in their category, large Hardware and Homewares company.
[Source 2015][More on Packaging]
This company won the 2013 FSC Retailer of the Year Award from the Forest Stewardship Council Australia Excellence Awards. These awards reward organisations that exemplify the spirit and intent of the FSC system through their management practices, contribution and promotion of FSC Certification and products.
[Source 2013][More on Forests]
This company is an FSC Australia Retail Supporter. A Retail Supporter is an organisation that sells FSC Certified products (among others) to consumers. These are companies who not only wish to sell certified products, but promote and support FSC at the same time.
[Source 2017][More on Forests]
Company manufactures or distributes cleaning products which have received the Good Environmental Choice Ecolabel, provided by the Australian Environmental Labelling Association.
[Source 2016][More on Eco-Certification]
According to data released by the Australian Tax Office in Dec 2018, this company was one of 2,159 local and foreign-based companies that paid no tax in Australia in 2016-17. Please note however that companies pay income tax on profits, not revenue (total income). While some companies use tax havens and loopholes to avoid paying their fair share of tax in Australia, other companies that paid no tax have perfectly legitimate reasons.
[Source 2018][More on Finance]
|No assessment data currently available for OfficeMax Inc|
|Office Depot Inc|
Office Depot purchases Green-e Energy Certified renewable energy to offset 100% of the electricity used for its headquarters. Office Depot uses 100% Green-e Energy Certified renewable energy for its Office Depot Green 100% Post Consumer Recycled content paper in both letter and legal size, which is sourced from Green-e Marketplace participant New Leaf Paper.
[Source 2016][More on Climate Change]
In 2018 the Mind the Store campaign ranked 41 major US retailers on their efforts to eliminate toxic chemicals from consumer products. This company received a grade of F.
[Source 2018][More on Product Safety]
This company received a score of 1.7/100 in the Newsweek Green Ranking 2017, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2017][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This company settled a California lawsuit for $80 million for overcharging allegations. The lawsuit stems from a complaint by former Office Depot accountant David Sherwin and the State of California, claiming that the company overcharged state agencies for office supplies. In 2010, Office Depot reached a $4.5 million settlement with Florida on overcharging allegations and investigations are also underway in Texas, Arizona, Missouri and New York.
[Source 2014][More on Finance]
B for report card on paper practices of the office supply sector, (A best, F worst), covering chain of custody endangered forests plantations & controversial sources, responsible forestry & FSC-certification, recycling & reduction, and other leadership. [Listed under information due to age of report]
[Source 2009][More on Forests]
In 2019, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts towards removing commodity-driven deforestation and forest degradation from its direct operations and supply chains. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Forests Score of C.
[Source 2019][More on Forests]
In 2019, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of C.
[Source 2019][More on Climate Change]
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
[Source 2016][More on Human Rights]
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|# Employees||750 in 2013|
|Address||Mulgrave, VIC, Australia|