A Critical Evaluation of the Contribution of Transnational Corporations the Achievement of Global Sustainable Development: The Case of Home Depot

Authors

  • Ziwei Kang

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54097/222gyk85

Keywords:

ESG, Home Depot, Sustainable Development

Abstract

This paper reviews and evaluates Home Depot's 2022 annual report as well as its 2022 ESG report by examining the company's contribution to the realization of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda and Goals for Sustainable Development. The analysis found that Home Depot is doing very well in sustainability in terms of products and services, business operations, and social contributions. Regarding Home Depot's assessment of its strategy in CSR and TNC is: Proactive, I strongly agree with home depot's current sustainable development in its industry, but it should also pay attention to the practice of SDG in terms of no poverty, zero hunger, and quality education.

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27-06-2024

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Kang, Z. (2024). A Critical Evaluation of the Contribution of Transnational Corporations the Achievement of Global Sustainable Development: The Case of Home Depot. Academic Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 7(3), 38-43. https://doi.org/10.54097/222gyk85