Staples, the world’s largest office products company, is committed to making it easy for customers to buy a wide range of office products, including supplies, technology, furniture, and business services. With 2008 sales of $23 billion and 91,000 associates worldwide, Staples serves businesses of all sizes and consumers in 27 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. In July 2008, Staples acquired Corporate Express, one of the world’s leading suppliers of office products to businesses and institutions. Staples invented the office superstore concept in 1986 and is headquartered outside Boston. More information about Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) is available at

Environmental Commitment

Staples strives to make it easy for our customers, associates and the communities we serve to join us in protecting the environment. We call this environmental commitment Staples EcoEasy™. From offering customers innovative environmental products and services to implementing energy conservation, waste reduction, recycling, and green building initiatives in our internal operations, Staples is focused on positive change that truly makes a difference in the world. Learn more at and

“ is committed to supporting high quality, verified carbon offset projects globally and has been independently recognized for the quality of their offset projects relative to other carbon offset providers. Staples is proud to be working with to support the Return to Forest project in Nicaragua.”