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Environmental, Social, Governance at CDW

At CDW, we continue to build upon our long history of providing value to stakeholders, rewarding careers to our coworkers and support to the communities where we work and live. We are proud to share our progress on this journey with you in CDW’s 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report. 

Environmental , Social, Governance (ESG) Framework

ESG is an extension of our CDW Way values. Our framework is categorized into three focus areas under the unifying banner of IT Matters: Sustaining, Engaging and Inspiring. Our approach to disclosure is informed by leading global standards, including the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). This report is issued in conjunction with our SASB Disclosures & Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Report.

See our Report:  Download the full 2020 ESG Report (PDF) for additional information. 


Sustaining A Successful Business and a Healthy Planet

Sustaining a successful business and a healthy planet go hand in hand We help customers navigate through complex technology options and implement the best solution for their needs. Doing our part to sustain a healthy planet is critical to the well-being of our coworkers, customers, communities and business. Our efforts are inspired and led by coworkers around the globe as we strive to do our part for the environment. 

Over 90% waste diversion rate at U.S. distribution centers in 2020

ISO 14001 Certified at all CDW distribution centers

Our largest office locations and our U.K. distribution center have energy certifications – LEED in the US and BREEAM in the .U.K.

See our Report:  Download the full 2020 ESG Report (PDF) for additional information. 


Engaging Our Coworkers, Communities and Partners

At CDW, care and concern for our coworkers drives everything we do. We have a collaborative culture built on mutual respect for the unique attributes and perspectives of all coworkers. We want everyone to have a sense of belonging and community, and the opportunity to demonstrate their full potential. That’s The CDW Way. 

8 Global Coworker Business Resource Groups

25,000 hours of community service over 5 years (2016-2020)

+2.5B Diverse Supplier Spend Member of Billion Dollar Roundtable

See our Report:  Download the full 2020 ESG Report (PDF) for additional information. 


Inspiring Trust and Confidence in All Our Stakeholders

At CDW, we understand that integrity, trust and good corporate governance matter to all our stakeholders. The CDW Way Code reinforces our commitment to adhere to the highest ethical standards – a key component of our goal to be the leading technology solutions provider in the markets we serve. By ensuring smart governance and ethics and compliance practices, we continue to earn the trust and confidence of our stakeholders, which enables us to create long-term shareholder value. 

50% of Board Members are Women/People of Color

Independent Chair and 11 of 12 Board Members are Independent

71% of Executive Committee Members are Women/People of Color

See our Report:  Download the full 2020 ESG Report (PDF) for additional information.