Shaw Industries

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Shaw Industries

The world's largest carpet manufacturer and a leading floorcovering provider, 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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Home Is Where the Heart — and Our Health — Is
Home Is Where the Heart — and Our Health — Is

1 day ago - In this four-part series, Shaw explores trends in where and how we live, and the movement toward more sustainable housing, offices and other buildings that embraces occupant wellbeing.

How Can We All Help Sustain HUMAN Ability?
How Can We All Help Sustain HUMAN Ability?

2 months ago - In this four-part series, Shaw will be exploring trends in where and how we live, and the movement toward more sustainable housing, offices and other buildings that embraces occupant wellbeing.

Member Spotlight: Why Susan Farris from Shaw always asks “what’s next?” and is keen to collaborate on material health
Member Spotlight: Why Susan Farris from Shaw always asks “what’s next?” and is keen to collaborate on material health

5 months ago - We recently spoke with Susan Farris, vice president, sustainability and corporate communications at Shaw Industries, about why she entered the sustainability space and what she’s excited about now.

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Shaw Contract Joins Net Zero Carbon Building Commitment
Shaw Contract Joins Net Zero Carbon Building Commitment

10 months ago - Shaw Contract, a division of Shaw Industries and a leading flooring manufacturer serving commercial properties worldwide, has officially joined the World Green Building Council’s Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment as part of the momentous Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, celebrating 37 founding signatories.  

Shaw Launches Sound Advisor, Innovates with Acoustics Testing, Research and Education
Shaw Launches Sound Advisor, Innovates with Acoustics Testing, Research and Education

10 months ago - Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has introduced an innovative, patent-pending tool to showcase the impact ceiling and floor construction, as well as flooring and underlayment selection, have on room acoustics. Known as Sound Advisor, the web-based tool helps users make more informed design and interior product selection decisions.

Shaw’s Latest Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to Product Stewardship and Human Health
Shaw’s Latest Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to Product Stewardship and Human Health

10 months ago - Dalton, Ga. – August 30, 2018 – The 2017 sustainability report released today by Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) focuses on the company’s continued efforts to “Create a Better Future” through a focus on safe, sustainable products and operations that contribute to healthier environments and preservation of natural resources. “2017 was a positive year for Shaw, as we continued to accelerate the evolution of our company,” said Vance Bell, Chairman and CEO, Shaw Industries. “As we continue to grow and work to ensure that our people thrive and our processes evolve, Shaw’s dedication to Cradle to Cradle design philosophies is unwavering and a guidepost for both human and environmental health considerations.”

Inspiring Consumers – and Companies – to Make Healthier Choices
Inspiring Consumers – and Companies – to Make Healthier Choices

1 year ago - Last week, over 2,000 representatives from our global community of sustainability practitioners, brand strategists, product and service innovators, thought leaders and other change-makers converged at SB’18 Vancouver to share their latest insights on a multitude of themes pertinent to all of those committed to improving business around the world. Here, we dig into brand and organizational efforts to get consumers to deliver their part of the equation, through responsible consumption. P&G: The road to responsible consumption By Marissa Rosen

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Sustainable Brands Gathers Global Brand Innovation Leaders at SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Gathers Global Brand Innovation Leaders at SB’18 Vancouver

1 year ago - Sustainable Brands kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands '18 Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver, British Columbia.

BASF, IKEA, P&G Among Companies Showcasing How Brands Are Redesigning the Good Life
BASF, IKEA, P&G Among Companies Showcasing How Brands Are Redesigning the Good Life

1 year ago - Today, the Sustainable Brands® team has convened, along with 2,000 members of its global community, for the kick-off of SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver, British Columbia. More than 300 influential brand leaders and practitioners of environmental and social innovation will share new tools and frameworks, cutting-edge business solutions and case studies related to design and innovation for The Good Life.

Sustainable Brands Reveals Final Program Details for SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Reveals Final Program Details for SB’18 Vancouver

1 year ago - BASF, P&G, Danone, Starbucks, and Salesforce.org among companies confirmed to showcase how brands are redesigning products and services for The Good Life

Q&A: Continuous Improvement the Engine of Innovation at Shaw
Q&A: Continuous Improvement the Engine of Innovation at Shaw

1 year ago - Shaw Industries, the world’s largest carpet manufacturer and a leading floorcovering provider, has also become a leader in sustainability — in August, Shaw announced that 85 percent of its products are now Cradle to Cradle Certified™; and earlier this month, it achieved carbon neutrality in its commercial carpet manufacturing operations. We spoke with Troy Virgo, Director of Sustainability and Product Stewardship, to learn more about what drives the company’s efforts.

Shaw Industries Further Reduces Carbon Footprint with Combined Heat & Power Plant at South Carolina Carpet Fiber Facility
Shaw Industries Further Reduces Carbon Footprint with Combined Heat & Power Plant at South Carolina Carpet Fiber Facility

1 year ago - Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has completed the construction of a cogeneration Combined Heat & Power (CHP) plant at its Columbia, S.C. fiber production facility. The CHP, which began operating in May 2018, will reduce the plant’s annual greenhouse gas emissions by an estimated 26,000 metric tonnes; that’s an impact equal to removing almost 5,500 passenger vehicles from the road each year. This is the latest in ongoing investments Shaw is making to minimize its environmental footprint. The company recently announced it has achieved carbon neutrality in its commercial carpet manufacturing operations. Companywide, Shaw has made significant investments to help reduce its energy and greenhouse gas impact.

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Shaw Industries Achieves Carbon Neutrality In Its Commercial Carpet Manufacturing Operations
Shaw Industries Achieves Carbon Neutrality In Its Commercial Carpet Manufacturing Operations

1 year ago - Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has achieved carbon neutrality in its commercial carpet manufacturing operations. The achievement encompasses all commercial carpet manufacturing facilities that Shaw owns and operates globally, including those for Patcraft, Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract and STS.

Sustainable Brands Announces Full Conference Program for SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Announces Full Conference Program for SB’18 Vancouver

1 year ago - Target, P&G, REI, Danone and Google among companies confirmed to showcase how brands are redesigning products and services for The Good Life SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2018 – Sustainable Brands® recently announced full program details for SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. The conference will convene more than 3,000 senior executives, top brand strategists and leading sustainability practitioners to discover how brands can update their products and services to prepare for a changing economy.

Conserving Water, Preserving Life
Conserving Water, Preserving Life

1 year ago - Knowing water is a critical resource that sustains life, Shaw takes significant measures to use it wisely. Troy Virgo, director of sustainability and product stewardship, details Shaw's commitment to conserving water and creating a better future.

Shaw Industries Signs UN Global Compact and Commits to Upholding Compact Principles Throughout Its Supply Chain
Shaw Industries Signs UN Global Compact and Commits to Upholding Compact Principles Throughout Its Supply Chain

1 year ago - Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw), a leading floorcovering provider, has signed the United Nations Global Compact, a widely recognized set of principles focused on upholding and protecting human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption standards. Further, Shaw will implement the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact throughout its supply chain with updates to its sustainable sourcing policy and related terms and conditions for all suppliers.

Shaw to Generate Electricity, Use Waste Heat to Increase Efficiency at South Carolina Carpet Fiber Facility
Shaw to Generate Electricity, Use Waste Heat to Increase Efficiency at South Carolina Carpet Fiber Facility

1 year ago - Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has committed to building a cogeneration, Combined Heat & Power (CHP) plant, at its Columbia, S.C. fiber production facility. The electric power plant will provide electricity for the plant and utilize the waste (exhaust) heat from a turbine to produce steam. This production will be enough to meet the entire steam demand of the plant and will replace the majority of electricity supplied by a utility company. With construction well underway, the power plant is expected to be operational by Q1 2018.

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Shaw Industries Leads by Example with Empathic and Strategic Approach
Shaw Industries Leads by Example with Empathic and Strategic Approach

1 year ago - Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) is committed to supporting the response and recovery efforts of communities affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and other natural disasters as part of the company’s corporate vision of creating a better future. The safety and well-being of Shaw’s associates and customers directly affected by these events are a top priority.

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