Social Responsibility & Community Relations | HD Supply

Across HD Supply, our community relations strategy is driven by our goal to make every customer, associate, stakeholder, and community experience exceptional. Building and sustaining mutually beneficial relationships at local levels is at the core of our values and what makes us successful. Our company believes in directly supporting causes that adhere closely to our business operations and core values. Specifically, we seek to better the communities in which we live in the areas of education, wellness. building and support for our troops. Read more about HD Supply's Enterprise Community Involvement.

Charitable Endeavors

HD Supply Facilities Maintenance's charitable aid occurs in the form of volunteerism, product donations, and grant donations to nonprofit organizations that positively impact the communities where we live and work. Since 1997, a dedicated team of associates has overseen our community efforts on behalf of HD Supply Facilities Maintenance, volunteering their time to give back to their communities in large and small ways.

The mission of our associate-led community team is to support nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c) organizations focused in the areas of Education, Wellness, Build and Supporting Our Troops in the communities across the U.S. where we have a presence.


In 2015, HD Supply Facilities Maintenance associates:

  • Supported numerous charitable organizations through volunteer events, fundraisers and donations including Furnishing Hope, World Vision®, Homes for Our Troops, Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Camp Hope, American Heart Association®, American Cancer Society®, Operation Homefront, local food banks across the country, and many more.
  • Raised more than $700,000 in partnership with our suppliers for City of Hope™ through our annual golf tournament. Since 2001, this annual event has raised more than $4.2 million for City of Hope to support its efforts to identify prevention and treatment solutions for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.
  • Raised nearly $48,000 for the American Heart Association through an annual Heart Walk and fundraisers.
  • Donated more than $500,000 worth of products including appliances, small housewares, and more to Habitat for Humanity International.
  • Gave approximately $315,000 in charitable grant donations to more than 45 charitable organizations across the U.S.
  • Volunteered thousands of hours to community projects in the communities in which we live and work.

Environmentally Preferable Practices

We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and protecting resources for future generations through our ideallygreen SM initiative.


HD Supply Facilities Maintenance has greened our facilities:

Energy Efficiency Retrofits
Most of our distribution centers and offices have energy-efficient lighting, motion sensors, and programmable thermostats.
ENERGY STAR ® Building Certification 2010
Our call center in New Braunfels, Texas, earned ENERGY STAR ® certification in 2010, meeting strict energy efficiency levels set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Greenhouse Gas Inventory
Annually, we complete a comprehensive greenhouse gas inventory to find ways to reduce our footprint.
Efficient Delivery System
With the use of HALO software, we have designed more efficient delivery routes and closely monitor vehicle maintenance and efficiency.

HD Supply Facilities Maintenance customer programs:

Expanded Selection of ideallygreen Products
We offer more than 3,800 environmentally preferable products and add new products throughout the year.
Box Reuse Program
Customers in select markets can return boxes for reuse, drastically reducing the amount of cardboard that is recycled or thrown out. Learn more about the box reuse program.
Sustainability Awareness Programs
We create marketing materials and tools to help increase awareness of environmentally preferable choices.
Customer Education
Our Sustainability Department can help determine the ROI of green purchases and develop customized presentations and sustainability plans for our customers – [email protected].

Sponsorships and Industry Involvement

We exhibited at more than 300 trade shows across all industries in 2015.


Government

HD Supply Facilities Maintenance is actively involved with government organizations. Our commitment to federal, state, and local government professionals extends to our involvement in national and local associations, participation in industry events, and community support. Some of the groups we work with include:

  • The Coalition for Government Procurement
  • The Association of College and University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I)
  • The National Association of Housing Redevelopment Officials Manufacturers & Suppliers Council (NAHRO MSC)
  • Professional Housing Management Association (PHMA) International
  • Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA)
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
  • National Institute of Government Purchasing (NIGP)

Military

HD Supply Facilities Maintenance works with Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) to support and honor U.S. military personnel, their families, retirees, and Department of Defense (DoD) civilians.

We give back to the military community by:

  • Giving donations and time to military charities, programs, and community events
  • Working with the Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) and other diverse suppliers
  • Sponsoring activities for military bases and armed forces personnel and their families

Multifamily

We are the presenting sponsor of NAA's Maintenance Mania, a unique annual event featuring spirited, maintenance-focused challenges to reward and celebrate maintenance technicians.

We help promote the future well-being of the industry and its members and are involved with some of the industry's most influential organizations:

  • National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)
  • The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials' Manufacturers and Suppliers Council (NAHRO MSC)
  • Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA)
  • Diamond sponsor – National Apartment Association (NAA)
  • Presenting sponsor – NAA Maintenance Mania
  • Sponsor – National Affordable Housing Management Association's (NAHMA) Communities of Quality Awards program

We attend trade shows throughout the year and offer free training to maintenance professionals.


Healthcare

We are uniquely involved with a variety of industry trade shows and sponsorships. We are also proud to partner with some of the industry's largest organizations:

  • American Health Care Association (AHCA)
  • National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL)
  • Associate Business Member of American Health Care Association (AHCA)
  • Business Firm Member of LeadingAge TM
  • President's Council Member of Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)

Purchasing Organization Memberships

You can do business the way you need to because we partner with numerous group purchasing programs.

  • Forum Purchasing
  • HPSI Purchasing Services
  • Med Assets
  • Navigator Group Purchasing Inc.
  • Managed Healthcare Associations (MHA)
  • Innovatix Contracted Supplier
  • CPS, an LCS Company
  • Prime Service Inc. (PSI)
  • Health Care Information Systems (HCIS)
  • Contracted Supplier of Amerinet
  • Prime Source

Hospitality

We are proudly involved with national and local associations and sponsor industry events.

HD Supply Facilities Maintenance is a member of:

  • National Association of Hotel & Lodging Engineers (NAHLE)
  • National Association of Black Hotel Owners and Developers Operators (NABHOOD)
  • American Hotel & Lodging Association
  • Latino Hotel & Restaurant Association Board of Directors
  • Asian American Hotel Owners Association
  • National Association of Black Hotel Owners and Developers
  • American Resort Development Association
  • American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) committees