Lowe’s Canada issues sustainability highlights

Lowe’s Canada has released its 2020 Canada Corporate Responsibility Highlights. Following the release earlier this year of the company’s 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report, this document illustrates the trajectory of Lowe’s Canada’s sustainability goals.

“In 2020, our communities dealt with the many challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, and it was more important than ever for us to be there for our fellow Canadians,” Jean-Sébastien Lamoureux, senior VP, public affairs, asset protection and sustainable development, said in an accompanying release. “We made significant investments to support both our associates and local charities providing essential services, such as health care and food aid.”

Lowe’s Canada’s 2020 Corporate Responsibility Highlights:

  • Investing $4 million in communities, including more than $1.5 million to support associates and local charities during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Reducing GHG emissions by more than 6 tons, compared to 2016
  • Reaching 42 percent of the target to recycle 75 percent of all waste produced at corporate sites by 2025, which represents close to 22,000 tons of materials
  • Recycling more than two tons of used paint in 2020
  • Offering more than 5,000 ECO products in store and online
  • Helping customers identify and buy local products through the Well Made Here program