"A CALL TO SERVE” – LOWE’S 2013 SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REPORT

Community

Bringing Nonprofits Together

Lowe’s partners with Habitat for Humanity and Rebuilding Together to revitalize a historic neighborhood.

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Workplace

Celebrating 10 Years at Their Lowe’s  

Workplace

Celebrating 10 Years at Their Lowe’s

17 employees at Lowe’s of Clinton, N.C., share a sense of ownership in the store and a special bond

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Workplace

Training Saves a Life  

Workplace

Training Saves a Life

Three hundred seconds. That’s the difference between life and death for the nearly 360,000 Americans

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Community

Rebuilding Brooklyn Neighborhood  

Community

Rebuilding Brooklyn Neighborhood

Frank McCauley, his wife, Liz, and their 9-year-old daughter almost lost it all in 2012. When Superstorm

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Environment

Transitioning to Natural Gas  

Environment

Transitioning to Natural Gas

Trucks powered by natural gas now active at 7 Lowe’s distribution centers.

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Environment

Reaching Recycling Milestone

Environment

Reaching Recycling Milestone

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that more than 350 million rechargeable batteries are

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Community

Building Hope for Families  

Community

Building Hope for Families

The sun had yet to rise on Morning Drive and nothing more than a concrete slab stood on the lot when the

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Workplace

Safety is When Nothing Happens

Workplace

Safety is When Nothing Happens

Safety is a critical value at Lowe’s, built into everything we do. It’s a commitment to putting our

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Community

Driving Up Literacy Rates  

Community

Driving Up Literacy Rates

For children across America, reading means the freedom to pursue dreams. It opens up a sense of

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Environment

Teaming Up to Save Water

Environment

Teaming Up to Save Water

As a home improvement industry leader, Lowe’s values being in a position to help consumers reduce

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Environment

Restoring Louisiana Wetlands

Environment

Restoring Louisiana Wetlands

Rising sea levels and hurricane storm surges have eaten away at Louisiana’s coastline over the years.

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Workplace

Inspiring Weight Loss

Workplace

Inspiring Weight Loss

Yolanda Johnson had to change, and she knew it. The appliances sales specialist at Lowe’s of East New

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Community

Helping Students Cross Finish

Community

Helping Students Cross Finish

Lowe’s has donated nearly $4 million to our national partners since 2009 to support the retention and

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Workplace

Assisting Employees After Tornado

Workplace

Assisting Employees After Tornado

Lowe’s is committed to supporting our employees, especially in times of great need. When a

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Workplace

Developing Diverse Suppliers

Workplace

Developing Diverse Suppliers

Supplier Diversity at Lowe’s is an innovative program to source, develop and manage diverse

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Community

Helping a School Start Over

Community

Helping a School Start Over

SkillsUSA students at Canadian Valley Technology Center in El Reno, Oklahoma, had been building a

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Environment

Revitalizing Ohio Greenway

Environment

Revitalizing Ohio Greenway

The growing Mill Creek Greenway system in southwest Ohio is physically changing the face of the region

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Workplace

Expanding Opportunities for Women

Workplace

Expanding Opportunities for Women

Based on the success of the Lowe’s Women’s Leadership Summit in its first two years, Lowe’s

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Community

Delivering Relief After Tornadoes  

Community

Delivering Relief After Tornadoes

Brandi Broaddus recalls that she was listening to music when she looked outside at the sky and got an

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Workplace

Helping Bring Service Dog Home  

Workplace

Helping Bring Service Dog Home

Since 1999, the Lowe’s Employee Relief Fund has contributed $20 million in assistance to more than

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Workplace

Raising Walls Together

Workplace

Raising Walls Together

Home ownership is a lot of things. It’s the American dream, the cornerstone of every community, the

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Environment

Protecting Water in New Mexico

Environment

Protecting Water in New Mexico

Water is essential for life. Nowhere is this more evident than in New Mexico, where the Rio Grande and

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Community

Assisting Flood Victims  

Community

Assisting Flood Victims

Instead of driving through the small towns of Peoria County last May, many residents found themselves

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Community

Thank You From Red Cross  

Community

Thank You From Red Cross

“Hi, I’m Gail McGovern, and I have the privilege to be the president and CEO of the American Red

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Workplace

Delivering Digital Solutions

Workplace

Delivering Digital Solutions

The idea was simple yet brilliant: to remove a stripped screw, put a rubber band on the tip of the

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