OUR APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY

At DICK’S, we understand the important role we must play in taking care of the planet and its people. By inspiring our teammates and engaging with our athletes, we are determined to change the game for good.

Our sustainability strategy reflects our commitment to addressing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues and highlights how our strategy is integrated into all aspects of our organization.

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LETTER FROM PRESIDENT AND CEO LAUREN HOBART

If 2020 was defined by our ability to demonstrate resilience and compassion in the face of unprecedented challenges, then 2021 was the year we demonstrated how commitment and an unparalleled sense of community drove momentum across all of our sustainability goals.

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GOALS

LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD

Creating an inclusive and diverse workplace where teammates can thrive
Maintain a median gender pay ratio of 100%. Achieved
Achieve 50% BIPOC and/or women for entry-level hires for technology by 2025. In Progress
Increase BIPOC representation in leadership roles by 30% by 2025. In Progress
Increase overall representation of women in store leadership by 40% by 2025. In Progress

CLEARING HURDLES

Breaking down barriers to ensure that all communities have a chance to play and learn
Give one million kids a chance to play by 2024 (since 2019). Achieved
Give two million kids a chance to play by 2024 (since 2019). New Goal
Achieve $300 million in annual spend with diverse suppliers by 2025 (Including both direct (Tier 1) and indirect (Tier 2) suppliers). New Goal

RAISING THE BAR

Providing athletes with Innovative, responsible products
Join the AAFA/FLA commitment to responsible recruitment. Achieved
Meet minimum disclosure standards of the Human Right's Watch Transparency Pledge by 2025 for 100% of vertical brands. Achieved
Attain 100% participation of owned vertical brands in the SAC Higg Facility Environmental Module by 2025. In Progress

PROTECTING OUR HOME COURT

Mitigating our environmental footprint as stewards of the planet
Eliminate single-use, point-of-sale plastic bags in all stores by 2025. In Progress
Reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for DICK’S operations by 30% by 2030 (versus 2016 baseline). In Progress