The Home Depot has released its 2023 ESG Report, highlighting its progress on environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals. The report focuses on three ESG pillars: Focus on our People, Operate Sustainably and Strengthen our Communities. The company achieved several of its ESG goals in 2022 and has set new ones to benefit its associates, customers, communities and the planet. The company reduced its Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions by 92,000 metric tons in 2022 and submitted new carbon reduction goals to the Science Based Target initiative. The company aims to have more than 85% of U.S. and Canadian sales in outdoor power equipment run on rechargeable battery technology instead of gas by the end of fiscal year 2028. The Home Depot Foundation plans to invest $50 million to train skilled tradespeople, including veterans, to help close the skilled labor gap by 2028.