Kellie Ballew

Vice President of Global Sustainability
Shaw Industries

Kellie Ballew is the VP of Global Sustainability for Shaw Industries Group, Inc. — a global provider of sustainable floor coverings and the world’s largest carpet manufacturer. A 25-year company veteran, Kellie has a long history of partnering with Shaw leaders to leverage market insights and technical expertise to inform, influence, and support business decisions.

Kellie Ballew is the Vice President of Global Sustainability for Shaw Industries Group, Inc., a global provider of sustainable floor coverings and the world’s largest carpet manufacturer. A 25-year company veteran, Kellie has a long history of partnering with Shaw leaders to leverage market insights and technical expertise to inform, influence, and support business decisions. Kellie acts as an internal consultant and subject matter expert to the enterprise -- driving continued sustainability innovation and operational excellence in alignment with Shaw’s commitment to sustain[HUMAN]ability® (putting people at the heart of sustainability).

Kellie earned her BS in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. She has been recognized locally and nationally for her contributions, including being named a 2015 Manufacturing Institute STEP Ahead award winner and a member of the 2020 class of the Institute of Georgia Environmental Leadership.

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We All Have An Important Role to Play in Putting People at the Heart of Sustainability
We All Have An Important Role to Play in Putting People at the Heart of Sustainability

Walking the Talk / Each of the 10 organizations being showcased in this year’s sustain[HUMAN]ability® Leadership Recognition Program is a leader in its own right and offers something from which we can all learn. - 1 month ago

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

Marketing and Comms / 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. - 3 months ago

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

Product, Service & Design Innovation / 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. - 4 months ago

ChaRM: The Nonprofit on a Mission to Keep Hazardous Household Materials Out of the Environment
ChaRM: The Nonprofit on a Mission to Keep Hazardous Household Materials Out of the Environment

Waste Not / The Center for Hard to Recycle Materials (CHaRM), run by Atlanta-based nonprofit Live Thrive, not only helps to safely divert a wide array of hazardous household materials from local landfills, it educates residents on the critical role of recycling in creating jobs and stimulating our economy. - 11 months ago

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The Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on People’s Needs, Expectations in the Office
The Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on People’s Needs, Expectations in the Office

Product, Service & Design Innovation / The ongoing pandemic has changed fundamental patterns in our lives, accelerating existing trends and revealing new unmet needs. Since the onset of COVID, Steelcase has conducted ongoing research to help organizations understand its impact on their people and business. - 1 year ago

Businesses Must Understand the Intersections of Mental Health, Sustainability
Businesses Must Understand the Intersections of Mental Health, Sustainability

The Next Economy / As we emerge from COVID-19 and mental health rises up the corporate agenda, how can businesses incorporate the subject into their core sustainability agenda, rather than treat it as a separate issue? - 1 year ago

Shaw Recognizes More Organizations Putting People at the Heart of Sustainability
Shaw Recognizes More Organizations Putting People at the Heart of Sustainability

Organizational Change / The nine organizations selected for this year’s sustain[HUMAN]ability® Leadership Recognition Program have displayed tremendous effort and progress to support the wellbeing of people and the planet amid the unprecedented challenges of 2020. - 1 year ago

Sustainability and Healthcare: Transformational Work During a Global Pandemic
Sustainability and Healthcare: Transformational Work During a Global Pandemic

Collaboration / Shaw is spotlighting organizations making a positive impact through initiatives that support the wellbeing of people and the planet. Here, we discuss a new sustainability initiative led by three of the most influential organizations working to transform health care: Health Care Without Harm, Practice Greenhealth and Greenhealth Exchange. - 1 year ago

Biodegradable, Recyclable: Designing Products for a Better End-of-Use Outcome
Biodegradable, Recyclable: Designing Products for a Better End-of-Use Outcome

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / As part of an effort to recognize and learn from a wide array of organizations about the ways we can each make a positive impact on people and the planet, Shaw is spotlighting 10 diverse organizations intently focused on products and initiatives that support the wellbeing of people and the planet. - 2 years ago

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