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Tools To Build a Better Planet: BLACK+DECKER® Announces Retail Launch for reviva™, the Brand's First Sustainably Led Power Tool Line

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  • Power tools with housing made from Eastman's Tritan™ Renew with 50% certified recycled material**
  • Cordless tools product line-up includes drill driver, detail sander, jigsaw and screwdriver – currently available for purchase on Amazon.com and other retailers
  • Over the next three years, the company forecasts to divert the weight of over 10 million* single use plastic bottles** from oceans and landfills to manufacture the BLACK+DECKER reviva™ line
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  • Power tools with housing made from Eastman's Tritan™ Renew with 50% certified recycled material**
  • Cordless tools product line-up includes drill driver, detail sander, jigsaw and screwdriver – currently available for purchase on Amazon.com and other retailers
  • Over the next three years, the company forecasts to divert the weight of over 10 million* single use plastic bottles** from oceans and landfills to manufacture the BLACK+DECKER reviva™ line

Eager To Electrify: Gen Z and Millennial Homeowners Motivated To Buy Electric Outdoor Power Equipment, According to Stanley Black & Decker Survey

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  • Seventy percent of homeowners say they enjoy time spent caring for their yard
  • Majority of homeowners prioritize their lawn and garden equipment as much as recreational items
  • More than a quarter of Millennials cite environmental sustainability as a key reason they chose electric outdoor equipment

Stanley Black & Decker and TerraCycle Partner To Launch Free Recycling Program for Small Home Appliances and Tools

Program is part of the company's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy that aims to support a more sustainable world
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NEW BRITAIN, Conn. and TRENTON, N.J., September 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) has announced a partnership with TerraCycle, an international recycling leader, to encourage customers to recycle home appliances and tools products containing integral lithium-ion batteries. The free program will begin to accept a variety of products under the Stanley Black & Decker brand portfolio, including BLACK+DECKER®, DEWALT®, CRAFTSMAN®, STANLEY®, PORTER-CABLE®, IRWIN®, LENOX®, MAC TOOLS® and BOSTITCH®.

Building the Future Workforce: Stanley Black & Decker Re-Opens Application Period for Global Impact Challenge To Empower Makers

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The application period for Stanley Black & Decker’s annual Empower Makers Global Impact Challenge will be open from October 1 – October 25, 2022. The program, launched in 2021 is a 5-year, up to $25 million commitment to fund vocational skills training and reskilling programs in the construction and manufacturing sectors. This marks the second year that nonprofits around the globe can apply for grant funding.

Student From New Jersey Receives Award for STEAM Sustainability Innovation From Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education

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SILVER SPRING, Md., August 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education today recognized a New Jersey student as the winner of the 2022 Trade Champions Challenge. The Challenge asks high school students to work to create a 30-60 second video submission, directed at their peers, about why they aspire to be a trade professional and/or why they are passionate about the trade career in which they are currently engaged.​

Stanley Black & Decker: Recent Milestones in Our ESG Evolution

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Our journey began in recognition of the changing expectations stakeholders have of corporations, and our evolving views of what success in our business should look like. 

Our commitment to being a good corporate citizen goes back to our founding, and we have been taking action on sustainability for many years. As a core business strategy, ESG evolves and expands across the Company as we continue to make progress toward our goals.

2021 ESG Brand Highlights

Stanley Black & Decker Named to 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2022

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NEW BRITAIN, Conn., June 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ -- 3BL Media has named Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) to its annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies.

This is Stanley Black & Decker's third year being named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking coming in at #71 overall and #6 in the Capital Goods Industry.

Stanley Black & Decker Releases Second Annual ESG Report, "Growth With Purpose"

The 2021 report highlights company's progress combating climate change, driving product responsibility, empowering people and ensuring governance
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NEW BRITAIN, Conn., May 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) recently released its 2021 Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) report, "Growth With Purpose," highlighting the company's sustainability, social impact and governance commitments, with an emphasis on addressing climate impacts and elevating divers

Stanley Black & Decker 2022 Makers Index: What's Keeping Young People from the Skilled Trades?

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Skilled laborers and tradespeople have a deep, profound history in the U.S., serving as the engine that has built our country's infrastructure and economy, dating back to the very founding of this country. In fact, even George Washington served an apprenticeship to become a land surveyor.

Today, this need is as critical as ever, with demand for additional housing, alternative energy, new means of transportation, and a rapidly expanding digital infrastructure that has been the basis for remote work during the pandemic.

Drilling Into the Skilled Trades Shortage: Stanley Black & Decker's Inaugural Makers Index Reveals Few Students Likely to Consider a Career in the Trades; Outdated Perceptions Key Drivers

Summary: 
  • Most students think skilled trades are a good career option, but just 16% are very likely to consider it
  • Young people underestimate the income potential for a skilled trade career; however, half of current skilled trade workers with less than 10 years' experience earned at least $50,000 to start
  • Most young people have outdated perceptions of the trades; 89% of workers said they work with cutting-edge technology and 94% say that their jobs are high in demand
  • Fifty-eight percent of young people have never talked meaningfully to a skilled trades professional about career opportunities
  • Stanley Black & Decker convenes panel to discuss the state of the trades 
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  • Most students think skilled trades are a good career option, but just 16% are very likely to consider it
  • Young people underestimate the income potential for a skilled trade career; however, half of current skilled trade workers with less than 10 years' experience earned at least $50,000 to start
  • Most young people have outdated perceptions of the trades; 89% of workers said they work with cutting-edge technology and 94% say that their jobs are high in demand
  • Fifty-eight percent of young people have never talked meaningfully to a skilled trades professional about career opportunities
  • Stanley Black & Decker convenes panel to discuss the state of the trades 

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