Home improvement retail
USA's second-largest hardware chain. Started a joint venture with Woolworths in 2011, with plans to build 150 Masters Home Improvement stores in Australia.
|Lowe's Companies Inc||USA||website|
|Lowe's Companies Inc|
This company received a score of 12.7/100 in the Newsweek Green Rankings 2016, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
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In Dec 2016 Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families released a report card on US retailer actions to eliminate toxic chemicals from common household products. This company was issued a D grade.
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In April 2015, after 2 years of pressure from Friends of the Earth and allies, this company announced it will phase out bee-killing "neonic" pesticides.
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The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 3/5.
[Source 2016][More on Forests]
A full profile on this US company can be seen at 'Responsible Shopper' website. Follow source link for details on company record and involvements.
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$50 billion in 2012|
|# Employees||248,000 in 2012|
|Subsidiaries||Masters Home Improvement (33% owned)|
|Address||Mooresville, North Carolina, USA|