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Shaw Industries

The world's largest carpet manufacturer and a leading floorcovering provider.

Shaw Industries

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is a vertically integrated manufacturer that supplies carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient, tile, and stone flooring products and synthetic turf to residential and commercial markets worldwide. Shaw's Sustainability Strategy: Driving innovation into the business, Protecting and making efficient use of resources, Engaging our associates, customers, stakeholders, and communities, Focusing on long-term financial success.

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Digitization, Data Driving the Quest to Decarbonize Building Materials
Digitization, Data Driving the Quest to Decarbonize Building Materials

6 months ago - Shaw’s Kellie Ballew spoke with Stacy Smedley, executive director of Building Transparency, about the organization’s role in decarbonizing the construction industry.

Cradle to Cradle Certified: Ever Honing a Leading-Edge Standard for Product Sustainability
Cradle to Cradle Certified: Ever Honing a Leading-Edge Standard for Product
Sustainability

7 months ago - Shaw’s Tara Currier sat down with Elwyn Grainger-Jones, new ED of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, to learn more about how the Institute drives continued improvements in products across industries.

Human-Centered Design Prioritizes Health, Wellbeing and Regeneration
Human-Centered Design Prioritizes Health, Wellbeing and Regeneration

1 year ago - HOK’s design focus is not only on reducing building emissions, but also the environmental impact of materials and the health of building occupants. The firm's regenerative design studio also explores how buildings can be net positive for the environment.

Balancing Optimism, Practicality to Drive Architects and Designers Toward a Sustainable Future
Balancing Optimism, Practicality to Drive Architects and Designers Toward a Sustainable Future

1 year ago - Shaw spoke with 'Metropolis' Editor-in-Chief Avinash Rajagopal about how to best tackle the complexity of sustainability, and how the design industry is adopting a more interconnected perspective on the subject.

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Shaw Industries Announces Its 15th Annual Sustainability Report
Shaw Industries Announces Its 15th Annual Sustainability Report

1 year ago - Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has released its 15th annual corporate sustainability report, highlighting the company's progress toward its goals in material health, clean air and climate protection, product circularity, water and soil stewardship and social fairness.

Forbes names Shaw Industries on list of Best Employers for Diversity 2023
Forbes names Shaw Industries on list of Best Employers for Diversity 2023

1 year ago - Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has been named by Forbes magazine and market research firm Statista as one of the Best Employers for Diversity 2023.

re:loom Is Helping the Unhoused, Refugees and Low-Income Women Weave a Better Life
re:loom Is Helping the Unhoused, Refugees and Low-Income Women Weave a Better Life

1 year ago - The organization provides paid, on-site job training for weavers, 100% healthcare coverage and opportunities to engage in re:loom’s operations while creating upcycled housewares and accessories.

ChemSec Approaches Complex Chemistry Discussions with Collaboration and Humor
ChemSec Approaches Complex Chemistry Discussions with Collaboration and Humor

1 year ago - ChemSec works to eliminate toxic chemicals in products by engaging with companies and policymakers across cultures, industries and governments; ED Anne-Sofie Bäckar says trust, transparency — and sometimes, keeping things light — are key.

Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute: Pushing a Safe and Just Circular Economy Into the Mainstream
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute: Pushing a Safe and Just Circular Economy Into the Mainstream

1 year ago - As part of Shaw’s sustain[HUMAN]ability® Leadership Recognition Program, VP of Global Sustainability and Innovation Kellie Ballew recently spoke with C2CPII President and CEO Dr. Christina Raab about the evolving, interconnected nature of sustainability and the Institute’s work.

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Georgia Public Service Commission Recognizes Shaw Industries with Energy Matters Award in the “Best Sustainability by a Manufacturing Company” category
Georgia Public Service Commission Recognizes Shaw Industries with Energy Matters Award in the “Best Sustainability by a Manufacturing Company” category

2 years ago - On Thursday, July 7, Georgia Public Service Commission Vice Chairman Tim Echols presented Shaw Industries with an Energy Matters Award in the “Best Sustainability by a Manufacturing Company” category.

Toxnot: A Passport to Healthier Materials, Products, Supply Chains
Toxnot: A Passport to Healthier Materials, Products, Supply Chains

2 years ago - Toxnot’s cloud-based software helps advance companies’ focus on material health and supply chain engagement. Shaw's Kellie Ballew spoke with Toxnot CEO and co-founder Pete Girard about the greatest challenges to supply chain engagement.

AIA Materials Pledge Enables Architects, Designers to Create Spaces Where People and Natural Systems Thrive
AIA Materials Pledge Enables Architects, Designers to Create Spaces Where People and Natural Systems Thrive

2 years ago - The places where we work, play, eat, sleep, learn and heal can have an impact on our wellbeing. And everything from access to daylight and sound levels in a room to material selection and color schemes affects how we experience a space.

Appalachian Botanical Is Growing Opportunity in West Virginia
Appalachian Botanical Is Growing Opportunity in West Virginia

2 years ago - The company — committed to sustainable agriculture and a truly inclusive approach for creating economic opportunity for the people of Boone County, West Virginia — has been growing lavender and raising bees on reclaimed coal mine soil since 2019.

Shaw to Honor 10 Organizations in its 2022 sustain[HUMAN]ability® Leadership Recognition Program
Shaw to Honor 10 Organizations in its 2022 sustain[HUMAN]ability® Leadership Recognition Program

2 years ago - Shaw Industries Group Inc. (Shaw) has announced the list of 10 organizations it will showcase in its third annual sustain[HUMAN]ability® Leadership Recognition Program. Each of the organizations has illustrated a commitment to putting people at the heart of its sustainability efforts.

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Shaw Industries Releases Its Latest Corporate Sustainability Report
Shaw Industries Releases Its Latest Corporate Sustainability Report

2 years ago - Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) released its 14th annual corporate sustainability report today. Leveraging results from the 2021 Materiality Assessment and ongoing engagement with customers, key stakeholders and industry partners, the company details progress made toward its 2030 goals.

How Amazon Is Making Sustainable Shopping Easier
How Amazon Is Making Sustainable Shopping Easier

2 years ago - Since 2020, Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly program has helped customers discover and shop for more sustainable products. We asked Amazon's Adam Werbach how the program began, what the company has learned, and his vision for the program’s future.

Green Science Policy Institute: Engaging Across Sectors to Drive Meaningful Change
Green Science Policy Institute: Engaging Across Sectors to Drive Meaningful Change

2 years ago - The Institute’s work includes education and cross-sector partnerships to reduce harmful chemicals in products. We spoke with Senior Scientist Tom Bruton, PhD to learn more about the organization’s history, cross-sector collaborative efforts and focus in the midst of a global pandemic.

5 Key Trends at the Intersection of Health, Wellbeing and Design
5 Key Trends at the Intersection of Health, Wellbeing and Design

2 years ago - Here, Shaw Industries’ VP of Global Sustainability, Kellie Ballew; and Rachel Hodgdon, CEO of the International WELL Building Institute, discuss game-changing trends in building design — all centered around a new focus on human health and wellbeing.

Rural Studio Immersion Program Enriching Students, Reviving West Alabama’s Black Belt
Rural Studio Immersion Program Enriching Students, Reviving West Alabama’s Black Belt

2 years ago - At Auburn University’s architectural-training program, “housing is health.” Associate Director Rusty Smith asserts: “As architects, we have a professional responsibility. It's not only an ethical or moral responsibility; it's a professional responsibility, as well, to act when we see people in crisis.”

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Parsons’ Healthy Materials Lab and Library Offers Resources for Designers, Architects, Students
Parsons’ Healthy Materials Lab and Library Offers Resources for Designers, Architects, Students

2 years ago - Shaw’s Tim Conway recently spoke with the Lab's director, Alison Mears, about how it is raising awareness about building material ingredients and educating the next generation of designers and architects.