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 is designed to create enterprise business value and is focused on having a positive impact on our athletes, teammates, communities, business partners, and shareholders.

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I am proud to share our 2022 Purpose Playbook, which details the many ways our company works to support our communities, our athletes, our teammates, and each other — all while being mindful of our responsibility to help protect our planet. In 2022, as athletes returned to dugouts, rinks, fields, and courts, we made significant progress against our sustainability strategy while advancing our business.

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Creating an inclusive, equitable, diverse, and safe workplace where teammates can thrive


Achieve 50% BIPOC and/or women for entry-level hires for technology by 2025 (since 2019)*

Maintain a median gender pay ratio of 100%*


Increase BIPOC representation in leadership roles by 30% by 2025 (since 2020)

Increase overall representation of women in store leadership by 40% by 2025 (since 2020)

*Achieved within FY22.

Breaking down barriers to ensure that all communities have a chance to play sports, learn, and prosper


Provide two million young people from under-resourced communities with the opportunity to play sports by 2024 (since 2019)

Achieve $300 million in annual spend with diverse suppliers by 2025 (including both direct (Tier 1) and indirect (Tier 2) suppliers)

Providing athletes with innovative, responsible products


Attain 100% participation of owned vertical brands in the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) Higg Facility Environmental Module by 2025

Addressing our environmental footprint as responsible stewards of the planet


Reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for DICK’S operations by 30% by 2030 (versus 2016 baseline)

Eliminate single-use, point-of-sale plastic bags in all stores by the end of 2025