Lowe's: CSR & Sustainability News

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is a U.S.-based chain of retail home improvement and appliance stores. Founded in 1946 in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, the chain now serves more than 14 million customers a week in its 1,710 stores in the United States and 20 in Canada. Globally, Lowe’s is also the second-largest hardware chain, again behind The Home Depot and ahead of the European stores B&Q and OBI.

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Social Video Best Practices: Wasting Water Is Weird

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The Story Behind the “Wasting Water is Weird” Campaign

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Community and Recycling Among Highlights of Lowe’s 2011 CSR Report

From environmental conservation, supplier diversity to community development, Lowe's 2011 CSR report is full of highlights.

With Recent Advertising and Social Media Blunders, Lowe’s Really Steps in It

Lowe’s has not only embarrassed itself with its recent about-face, but has looked inept when it comes to how the company handled the…
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Lowe’s Sets the Bar High with CSR Commitments and Solar Deal

Lowe’s has continued to work on quality of life issues that have been part of the company’s philosophy for over sixty years. Its…

Can Solar Panels Really Be Do-it-Yourself?

Following in the footsteps of Home Depot, Sam’s Club, and Costco, Lowes is bringing renewable energy to the masses. As of last Thursday,…