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Lowe's Companies, Inc.

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Retailer of home improvement products for do-it-yourself and commercial business customers, operating 1,400 stores in 49 states.

Ticker: LOW ISIN: US5486611073
Address: 1000 Lowe's Boulevard , USA , Mooresville , NC , 28117 Website: Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Phone #: 1-704-7581000 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Ratings

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Lowe's Companies, Inc. 51 50 44 55 53
Retail
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Wholesale Trade
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
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Lowe's Companies, Inc. 25% 26% 10% 37% 49%
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Community Dev & Philanthropy Product Human Rights & Supply Chain Compensation & Benefits Diversity & Labor Rights Training, Health & Safety
Lowe's Companies, Inc.
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Community Dev & Philantrophy Product Human Rights & Supply Chain Compensation & Benefits Diversity & Labor Rights Training, Health & Safety
Lowe's Companies, Inc. 38% 38% 20% 30% 11% 6%
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Environment Governance
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Lowe's Companies, Inc. 34% 43% 44% 52% 47% 57%
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Overall database 756 8.1 115 1.2
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.282 316.6056 NA
Brand Value 2012 8908.2827 NA
BSI 50 66.896 88.4717 NA
Domicile UNITED STATES NA
Enterprise Value NA 31590.62 NA NA
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Sector Consumer, Cyclical NA
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Brand Value 2013 11.095 9612.0155 67875.2014 NA
BSI 50 66.896 89.6275 NA
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Brand Rating 2013 BBB AA AAA+ NA
Enterprise Value 2013 0 43925.6689 435750.9811
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) 0.009 0.2121 1.07 NA
Brand Value 2014 10 9612.0155 87304 A brand strength is assessed by using our Brand Strength Index framework. This benchmarks the strength, risk and future potential of a brand relative to its competitors by assessing input measures, brand equity measures, and output performance across four
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Enterprise Value 2014 66 59532.6532 526619 NA
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0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA With fiscal year 2011 sales of $50.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE 100 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,745 home improvement stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founded in 1946 and ba NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA No NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA We do not consider our company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure. Lowe’s surveys and evaluates climate change risks (current NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Lowe’s does not presently consider that risks driven by physical climate parameters have the potential for substantive change in our company’s operations, revenue, or expenditure. Lowe’s recognizes that extreme weather may affect buying patterns, disrup NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Lowe’s does not anticipate being exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate substantive change in our operations, revenue, or expenditure. Lowe’s retail operations take place largely in th NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA NA NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA No NA NA
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA No NA NA
14. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA No NA NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA NA
11.1. Do you consider that the grid average factors used to report Scope 2 emissions in Question 8.3 reflect the contractual arrangements you have with electricity suppliers? NA Yes NA NA
11.1a. You may report a total contractual Scope 2 figure in response to this question. Please provide your total global contractual Scope 2 GHG emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 0 NA 17902000 NA
11.2. Has your organization retired any certificates, e.g. Renewable Energy Certificates, associated with zero or low carbon electricity within the reporting year or has this been done on your behalf? NA No NA NA
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA We plan to use the results and metrics of the initial emissions inventory efforts toward GHG emissions and/or energy reduction planning. Our Scope 1 emissions will vary in close proportion to the organic growth of the company, predominantly in conjunctio NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes NA
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Lowe’s has not developed avoided emissions calculations for goods and services sold or provided. However, we recognize that our promotion and sale of ENERGY STAR and WaterSense qualified products ultimately result in emissions reductions from the replace NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 6 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards, Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Employee engagement, Internal incentives/recognition programs, Partnering with governments on technology development, Other NA NA
5. Attachments NA NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA NA NA NA
5.1a Identified risks driven by changes in regulation? NA NA NA NA
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Senior Manager/Officer Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board NA
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA The Board of Directors is responsible for climate change within Lowe’s. The Board of Directors, at its discretion, can delegate certain responsibilities to the Chief Executive Officer and his direct reports, which include the Senior Vice President of Bus NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No No Yes NA
13. Further Information NA NA NA NA
13.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased Decreased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA Slightly Decreased NA NA
13.1a (ii) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state the reason for the direction of change NA Decrease: Change in output, Increase: Emissions reduction activities NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: 3.2, Increase: , Emission value for which direction is not stated: 1.2 NA NA
2012 Score 0 83 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E C A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA Lowe’s works proactively with lawmakers and policy-making agencies, primarily through committee participation with private retail industry associations, to develop policy solutions that bring about good environmental stewardship and make business sense. NA NA
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion of biologically sequestered carbon (i.e. carbon dioxide emissions from burning biomass/biofuels) relevant to your company? No No Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 NA 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/17/11017/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/Sustain.Env(sungevity).pdf NA NA
Management 4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? NA 2 NA NA
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA No NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA Lowe’s risk management process uses periodic surveys, external research, risk mapping, analytics and other tools to identify and evaluate the operational, financial, environmental, reputational, strategic and other risks that could adversely affect our bu NA NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes NA
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Climate change influences our business strategy in how we operate our stores, ship products and the selection of products we sell. Lowe’s business strategy integrates matters related to climate change. We believe that our maturing energy conservation pro NA NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No No Absolute and intensity targets NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Lowe’s does not consider our company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in our business operations, revenue or expenditure. We have not identified a foreseeable, short t NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Lowe’s has not identified opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential for substantive change in our company’s operations, revenue, or expenditure. Lowe’s retail operations take place largely in the US, and we also operate NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Lowe’s does not anticipate becoming exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate substantive change in our operations, revenue, or expenditure. Our leadership in promoting and provid NA NA
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7. Further Information NA NA NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2) NA NA NA NA
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. NA USD($) NA NA
1. Attachments NA NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA NA
8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) NA NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA NA NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 NA 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 NA 8071070 NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA NA
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
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8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 NA 13638000
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. USD($)
0.6. Modules NA As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
1. Attachments NA NA NA
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1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Senior Manager/Officer Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No No Yes
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information NA
12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Decreased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
14. Attachments NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next 2 years Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes
2. Attachments NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA Lowe’s risk management process uses periodic surveys, external research, risk mapping, analytics and other tools to identify and evaluate the operational, financial, environmental, reputational, strategic and other risks that could adversely affect our bu NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Climate change influences our business strategy in how we operate our stores, ship products and the selection of products we sell. Lowe’s business strategy integrates matters related to climate change. We believe that our maturing energy conservation pro NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) Yes
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA NA NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? No
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No No Absolute and intensity targets
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA We plan to use the results and metrics of the initial emissions inventory efforts toward GHG emissions and/or energy reduction planning. Our Scope 1 emissions will vary in close proportion to the organic growth of the company, predominantly in conjunction NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Lowe’s has not developed avoided emissions calculations for goods and services sold or provided. However, we recognize that our promotion and sale of ENERGY STAR® qualified products ultimately result in emissions reductions from the replacement of older NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 5 13 Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities.
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards, Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Internal incentives/recognition programs, Partnering with governments on technology development, Other NA
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4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? - Further Information NA
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 2 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
5. Attachments NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA NA NA
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA We do not consider our company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in our business operations, revenue or expenditure. Lowe’s surveys and evaluates climate change risks (current o NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Lowe’s does not presently consider that risks driven by physical climate parameters have the potential for substantive change in our company’s operations, revenue, or expenditure. Lowe’s recognizes that extreme weather may affect buying patterns, disrupt NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Lowe’s does not anticipate being exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate substantive change in our operations, revenue, or expenditure. Lowe’s retail operations take place largely in th NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? -Transparency No
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Lowe’s does not consider our company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in our business operations, revenue or expenditure. We have not identified a foreseeable, short t NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Lowe’s has not identified opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential for substantive change in our company’s operations, revenue, or expenditure. Lowe’s retail operations take place largely in the US, and we also operate NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Lowe’s does not anticipate becoming exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate substantive change in our operations, revenue, or expenditure. Our leadership in promoting and provid NA
7. Attachments NA NA NA
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8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e NA Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
2013 Performance Band E D A NA
2013 Score 0 85 100 NA
0. Attachments NA NA NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA NA NA If you are in these sectors (according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)), the corresponding sector modules will be marked as default options to your information request. If you want to query your classification, please email respond@c
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA With fiscal year 2012 sales of $50.5 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE 100 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,754 home improvement stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founded in 1946 and ba NA
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2014 Performance Band E D A 2014 Performance Band
2014 Score 100 85 1 2014 Score
CDLI leader No No Yes The Climate Disclosure Leadership Index: A Company must: (1)   Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Achieve a score within the top 10% of the total regional sample population
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CPLI leader No No Yes The Climate Performance Leadership Inde: A company must: (1)Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Attain a performance score greater than (3) Disclose gross global Scope 1 and Scope 2 figures (4) Score maximum performanc
Scope 1 emissions 335731 All greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that are directly from sources that are owned or controlled by the reporting entity.
Scope 2 emissions 2623838 All indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the consumption of purchased electricity, heat or steam. Indirect GHG emissions are a consequence of the activities of the reporting entity, but occur at sources owned or controlled by another entity.
Target(s) reported NA Absolute/Intensive
Ticker LOW Ticker
Verification/ assurance NA Audit and verification by a competent and independent organization that uses a standardized set of terms and methods.
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Ask NA Link sustainability metrics and executive compensation NA Resolutions are part of broader investor efforts encouraging companies to address the full range of environmental, social and governance issues
Rating omitted filed withdrawn Shareholder resolutions filed by our investor network participants on sustainability-related issues that companies are facing
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Categories Climate Change;Forests;Biodiversity NA
Filer Domini Social Investments LLC NA
Rating withdrawn Withdrawn; Company will address filed NA
Sector Big Box/Retail NA
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Disclosure (Percent of Max 23 points) 0 0 100 NA
Grand Total (Percent of Max 69 points) 0 9 100 NA
Policies (Percent of Max 18 points) 0 22 100 NA
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2011 Electricity Usage /MWh 35 4716000 272242310 Annual electricity consumption resulting from all operations within the defined boundaries of a given organisation.
2011 Renewables Usage /MWh 5 148660 20498400 Total number of MWh of electricity or proxy purchased globally from renewable energy power-generating projects directly or indirectly.
Biomass/Biofuel (%) 0 99 100 Biomass = woody waste; agricultural crops or waste; animal and other organic waste; energy crops; co-firing of biomass in fossil fuel generation plants. Biofuel = biofuels such as bioethanol and biodiesel.
Blend (%) 0 0 100 Blend = renewable electricity consisting of a mix of renewables as provided by for example third-party marketers.
Country USA NA
Geothermal (%) 0 0 79 Geothermal = all electricity from geothermal facilities.
Global CREX rank 1 220 280 The CREX participants are ranked based on the percentage of renewable electricity procured for their own use in 2011, calculated by dividing renewable electricity consumption by total electricity consumption for the period.
Hydro (%) 0 0 100 Hydro = hydro projects from new generation capacity.
Sector Consumer Services NA ICB system top-level industry designation (via the Bloomberg Terminal).
Solar (%) 0 1 100 Solar = all electricity produced solar photovoltaics (PV) and solar thermal facilities.
Unknown (%) 0 0 100
Waste to energy (%) 0 0 100 Waste-to-energy = electricity using landfill gas or waste from other facilities such as wastewater treatment stations.
Wind (%) 0 0 100 Wind = all electricity from wind turbines.
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Reported Scope 3 Total (tCO2e) 670000000 - 0 Indicated the total reported Scope 3 (all other indirect emissions) of the company in metric tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. Where no Scope 3 emissions are reported, this is recorded as "No Data"
Scope 1+2 Intensity 11162.43 142.7 0.3 Intensity is calculated by adding together a company's Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions and dividing by its turnover.
Global 800 Carbon Rank 800 718 1 Carbon Ranking of 800 international companies. Ranking is determined by EIO Methodology. See Source Info sheet for comments on it
No. of Scope 3 Categories Reported 1 - 15 This column indicates the number of Scope 3 Categories reported. Once placed into one of the four Disclosure Categories, companies are ranked by the number of Scope 3 categories disclosed.
Reported Scope 1+2 Total (tCO2e) 282000000 - 843 The total reported Scope 1 (all direct emissions) and Scope 2 (indirect electricity emissions) of the company in metric tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol
Accepted or Inferred Scope 3 Intensity 8547.13 2475.03 64.51 Unless the company reports all 15 Scope 3 categories as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard, an inferred figure based on the highest reported intensity for that sector, across the Global ET Universe, is shown
Category No Public Data Red Public, Complete, and Verified data Companies are placed into one of four data or 'disclosure' categories: 1) Public, Complete, and Verified data; 2) Public, Complete, and Unverified data; 3) Public, Incomplete, Verified or Unverified data; 4) No Public Data
Combined Scope 1+2+3 Intensity 12161.68 1380.21 34.24 Combined Scope 1+2_3 Intensity is calculated by adding together a company's Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions at 100% (disclosed or inferred) + 50% of Scope 3 emissions (disclosed or inferred).
Market Value ($Million) 1667.87 39949 358143.1 A company's market value, or market capitalism (number of shares times x share price). This value was taken on 23.08.2011
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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 971 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 66 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title NA The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 1827 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 3.3 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
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Executive Diversity 0 0.06 0.41 Percentage of officers and directors that are female.
Percentage of Profit 0 0 1.086 Percentage of profit donated.
Rank 500 112 1 NA
Toxicity produced 773771631 0 0 In pounds.
Toxicity released 113515588 0 0 In pounds.
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Date Added To Sr List NA 41451.5833 NA Date added to the GRI list.
Guidelines NA Non - GRI NA This field indicates which version of the GRI Guidelines is used for the reporting. As of publication year 2009, GRI only includes reporting that makes use of the G3 Guidelines, which were released in October 2006.
Integrated No No Yes GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Publication Year 2013 GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Region NA Northern America NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA http://responsibility.lowes.com NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA NA NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA CSR Report NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Retailers NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA NA NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA MNE NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Industry Home Improvement Retail The company's industry sector
Public Note NA Comments on any public note about the statement
Sector Consumer Discretionary The company's industry sector
Statement http://responsibility.lowes.com/california-transparency-in-supply-chains-act-disclosure/ The company's statement location
Statement--Trasparency No Yes Yes Companies with a posted statement addressing at least three of the five SB-657 requirements are awarded a check mark.
Website http://www.lowes.com/ The company's web site
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Disclosure 0 38.5 100 Environmental disclosure was included as a stand-alone score to assess each company’s transparency with regard to its environmental performance. Specifically, this score evaluates the breadth and quality of company environmen
Green Score 21.4 59.2 82.9 NA
Envtl. Mgmt. 21.3 56.8 91.9 Based on an analysis of companies tracked in Sustainalytics’ Global Platform, the Environmental Management Score is an assessment of how a company manages its environmental performance through policies, programs, targets, certifications, and the like. To
Envtl. Impact 0 66.1 89 Based on data compiled by Trucost, this is a comprehensive, quantitative, and standardized measurement of the overall environmental impact of a company’s global operations. More than 700 metrics—including emissions of nine key greenhouse gases, water use,
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Carbon Productivity 0.003 0.127 0.97 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.021 0.118 0.971 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.014 0.103 0.851 This score is derived from the following component scores: an Energy Productivity,Carbon Productivity, Water Productivity, Waste Productivity, Reputation, Pay Link, Sustainability Themed Committee, Audit ; weighted at 45 percent, 45 percent, and 10 percen
Pay Link No No Yes A mechanism to link the remuneration of any member of a company's senior executive team with the achievement of environmental performance targets.
Rank 500 395 1
Reputation 0.005 0.332 1.0 The Reputation score is made up of two components: (1) The RepRisk Index, which is a quantitative measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company exposure to ESG risks. (2) The second component is based on the number of environmental issues that
Sustainability Themed Committee No No Yes The existence of a committee at the Board of Directors level whose mandate is related to the sustainability of the company, including but not limited to environmental matters.
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Envtl. Mgmt. 28.6 56.8 91.9 Based on an analysis of companies tracked in Sustainalytics’ Global Platform, the Environmental Management Score is an assessment of how a company manages its environmental performance through policies, programs, targets, certifications, and the like. To
Green Score 0 59.2 100 NA
Rank 500 251 1 NA
Disclosure 0 38.5 100 Environmental disclosure was included as a stand-alone score to assess each company’s transparency with regard to its environmental performance. Specifically, this score evaluates the breadth and quality of company environmen
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Carbon Productivity 0.015 0.127 0.963 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.007 0.118 0.957 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.0 0.103 0.843 This score is derived from the following component scores: an Energy Productivity,Carbon Productivity, Water Productivity, Waste Productivity, Reputation, Pay Link, Sustainability Themed Committee, Audit ; weighted at 45 percent, 45 percent, and 10 percen
Pay Link No No Yes A mechanism to link the remuneration of any member of a company's senior executive team with the achievement of environmental performance targets.
Rank 500 460 1
Reputation 0.005 0.332 1 The Reputation score is made up of two components: (1) The RepRisk Index, which is a quantitative measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company exposure to ESG risks. (2) The second component is based on the number of environmental issues that
Sustainability Themed Committee No No Yes The existence of a committee at the Board of Directors level whose mandate is related to the sustainability of the company, including but not limited to environmental matters.
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Corporate Governance 3 0 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 18 0 The RepRisk Index (RRI) is a quantitative risk measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company's exposure to controversial environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It does not measure a company's overall reputation, but rather is an indicator of their reputational risk.The Current RRI value indicates the current level of criticism about a company.
Employee Relations 3 0.4 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Environmental FootPrint 3 0.2 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
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RQ 75.67 The Annual RQ is an assessment tool that captures perceptions of corporate reputations across industries, among multiple audiences, and is adaptable to countries outside the United States, grouped into six dimensions of reputation: Products & Services, Fi
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