OfficeMax 2025 Sustainability Strategy

Sustainability is part of the overall vision at OfficeMax and has been integrated throughout our business strategy to help deliver our vision to 'Empower sustainable and successful workplaces'.

This strategy demonstrates our commitment to helping New Zealand reach its potential over the long term. It establishes a framework for our core focus areas, goals and targets, to help us achieve our three aspirational strategic goals.

Sustainability Strategic Goals

Foster a safe, healthy, and inclusive society 

We want to contribute to making New Zealand a great place to live, where people are confident to be all they can, without limitation.


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Provide solutions for a rapidly changing world  

We want to seamlessly enable New Zealanders with the tools they need for their success and prosperity.

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Drive a low carbon, circular economy 

We want to speed up New Zealand’s transition to a low carbon future and the circular use of resources

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We participate in external audits, gain certifications for our systems and comply with legislative requirements.
These certifications include:

ISO 14001
OfficeMax has been certified since 2011. This international standard specifies requirements
for an effetive environmental management system (EMS). It provides a framework that helps
us reduce our environmental impact. Prior to ISO 14001 certification, OfficeMax was Enviro-Mark®
NZ Diamond certified from 2009.

Environmental Choice New Zealand
OfficeMax sells a number of OfficeMax brand products that are Environmental Choice licensed.
This eco-label identifies a product as less harmful to the environment. Our licences go through
an annual audit.

Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) License: FSC-C147711
The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) is an international non-profit organisation committed to
responsible forest management through rigorous standard setting. FSC® certification ensures
environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable management of the world's forests.


Download the OfficeMax Business Partner Standards

Download the OfficeMax Environmental Scope

Download the OfficeMax Sustainability Policy

2021 Sustainability Report

Our 2021 sustainability report seeks to communicate the economic, social and environmental impacts of our operations to our stakeholders and use both the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards as a reference.

Download the 2021 full OfficeMax Sustainability Report

How we've made a difference in 2021

2025 sustainability strategy

Previous Sustainability Reports

Download the 2020 Full officemax sustainability report

Download the 2019 Full officemax sustainability report

Download the 2018 full OfficeMax sustainability report

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