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

Why We Exist

Why come to work at Lowe’s every day?

We ask ourselves that question often, because the answer reaffirms our commitment to the culture we’re continuing to build. Above all else, Lowe’s helps people love where they live.

For nearly 70 years, we’ve served customers by remembering we do so much more than sell products. We help people achieve the dreams they have for their homes and communities. From our humble small-town hardware beginnings to a FORTUNE® 100 company, that commitment to the bigger picture has never wavered.

For nearly 70 years, we’ve served customers by remembering we do so much more than sell products. We help people achieve the dreams they have for their homes and communities.

Whether it’s in one of our 1,830 stores, through our contact and distribution centers or directly in a customer’s home or at a job site, together our 260,000 employees help to provide the competitive advantage that sets Lowe’s apart. Their belief in always giving their best and responding to the needs of customers, business partners and each other allows them to touch people’s lives in a positive way.

The power of all of our employees united in a single purpose is a driving force for our company’s success – success not measured in numbers alone but also by our collective ability to help people love where they live.