Shaw Industries

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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

4 years 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.

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

4 years 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

4 years 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

4 years 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.

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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

4 years 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

4 years 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.

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

4 years 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.

85% of the Products Shaw Manufactures Are Now Cradle to Cradle Certified
85% of the Products Shaw Manufactures Are Now Cradle to Cradle Certified

4 years ago - Company Releases Progress Toward 2030 Goals In Its Annual Sustainability Report  

Shaw Clear Path Recycling Honored with Two GE Ecomagination Environment Awards
Shaw Clear Path Recycling Honored with Two GE Ecomagination Environment Awards

5 years ago - GE Water & Process Technologies has honored Clear Path Recycling with its prestigious Ecomagination Leadership and Return on Environment (ROE) awards to recognize the plastic bottle recycling operation for its noteworthy reductions in chemical usage and cost. Clear Path – a joint venture between Shaw Industries, a leading floorcovering provider, and DAK Americas, a leading producer of polyethylene-terephthalate (PET) resin – recycles approximately 3 billion plastic bottles annually. Converting post-consumer PET packaging into polyester fiber for Shaw’s carpet products saves approximately 1.5 trillion British thermal units of energy annually.

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Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit

5 years ago - SAN FRANCISO, May 22, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands’17 Detroit at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Over 2,000 business executives along with their teams from 35+ countries across the globe are attending the conference and Activation Hub. In addition, there is anticipated record breaking livestream viewership in collaboration with Detroit Public Television (DPTV).

Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit

5 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled the session schedule for the Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The Activation Hub is the action-centered space within the conference program that allows attendees to collaborate on new tools, resources and ideas to accelerate sustainability-led innovation.

Shaw Leader Named to Energy Manager Today 50
Shaw Leader Named to Energy Manager Today 50

5 years ago - Distinction recognizes those who drive their companies and the energy management industry forward  

Cradle to Cradle Design – So Much More Than Recycling
Cradle to Cradle Design – So Much More Than Recycling

5 years ago - It’s easy for the concepts of Cradle to Cradle design and a circular economy to become shorthand for recycling, but both are much more complex than that.

Shaw to Co-Host 5-City Workshop Series for Sustainability Thought Leaders
Shaw to Co-Host 5-City Workshop Series for Sustainability Thought Leaders

5 years ago - Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw), alongside the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, BuildingGreen, Google, and several others, will host a national workshop series entitled

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Shaw Products to Be in Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt Demo Home
Shaw Products to Be in Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt Demo Home

5 years ago - Shaw Floors announces its Life Happens with LifeGuard carpet, Floorté enhanced vinyl plank, and Tuftex area rugs along with turf tile from Shaw Contract’s The Park collection will be showcased in the Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt demonstration home at the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Los Angeles, and will be available for in-person discovery tours for conference attendees on October 5 and October 6. The home will also be available nationwide via the online virtual tour beginning October 5.

Shaw Industries Releases 2015 Sustainability Report
Shaw Industries Releases 2015 Sustainability Report

5 years ago - Eighth Annual Report Demonstrates Continued Commitment to Transparency and Progress Toward Sustainability Goals Dalton, GA – July 11, 2016 – Shaw Industries’ 2015 Sustainability Report, released today, continues the company’s legacy of transparency through the disclosure of key metrics and progress against its goals. The company’s 2030 sustainability goals include:

Thinking Outside the Room: Catalyzing and Speeding Up Purpose-Driven Innovation
Thinking Outside the Room: Catalyzing and Speeding Up Purpose-Driven Innovation

6 years ago - The San Diego breeze rustles the palm fronds above the Mission Bay Patio - it's nice to be in an outdoor presentation space enjoying the Southern California climate. The topic for the afternoon is innovation, and the panel brings a good range of perspective. Carrie Majeske kicks things off by detailing some of Ford's initiatives under the tagline, "Driving change for a better world."

Lessons Learned from Buddhism, 10 Years of Sustainable Innovation Set Tone for SB'16 San Diego
Lessons Learned from Buddhism, 10 Years of Sustainable Innovation Set Tone for SB'16 San Diego

6 years ago - KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, founder and CEO of Sustainable Life Media and Sustainable Brands, kicked off the 10th annual Sustainable Brands conference Monday evening by going back to when she first asked the question, “Why Sustainable Brands?”

Shaw Executive Named Finalist in Global Sustainability Award
Shaw Executive Named Finalist in Global Sustainability Award

6 years ago - Shaw Industries (Shaw) Vice President of Sustainability and Environmental Affairs Paul Murray has been named a finalist in The Circulars, a global sustainability awards program.Paul is a pioneering sustainability leader with more than three decades of experience working toward a more circular economy. This designation recognizes his long-term commitment and the vital role he plays in fulfilling Shaw's commitment to creating a better future – with every material, every process, every action.Paul is recognized in the People's Choice Award category, which celebrates individuals, public sector programs and organization that have the most inspiring circular economy stories.

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New Sustainability Reports Highlight Companies' Progress in Events, Flooring Industries
New Sustainability Reports Highlight Companies' Progress in Events, Flooring Industries

6 years ago - MCI, a leading agency in the global meetings, events and association and congress industries, used its sixth sustainability report, Building Possibilities, to assess the performance of MCI’s client-focused activities in addition to its own internal sustainability strategy.

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