Company beats 2025 goal by achieving 42 percent greenhouse gas emissions reduction; invested $10 million and completed 100 community impact projects through ‘100 Hometowns’ centennial initiative.
MOORESVILLE, N.C. June 24, 2022 — Lowe’s published its 2021 Corporate Responsibility report today, detailing the company’s goals and progress in three key areas: people and communities, product sustainability and operational excellence. This year’s report, the company’s 19th, reiterates Lowe’s commitment to being a responsible corporate citizen.
“As our 100th year in business, 2021 was a milestone year for Lowe’s. We hit our 2025 greenhouse gas reduction goal four years early and accelerated our efforts to reduce those emissions – while positively impacting our associates and communities through the Lowe’s Employee Relief Fund and initiatives like 100 Hometowns. We’re looking forward to the next 100 years of making a difference in the communities where we live and work,” said Chris Cassell, Lowe’s vice president of corporate sustainability.
Highlights of Lowe’s 2021 Corporate Responsibility report include:
As Lowe’s looks forward to its next 100 years, the company will continue to address key issues facing people and the planet – including by setting a science-based net-zero target by the end of 2022 that will include near and long-term GHG emissions reduction goals for Lowe’s full value chain.
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 19 million customer transactions a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2021 sales of over $96 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service nearly 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit Lowes.com.