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Troy Virgo

Director of Sustainability
Shaw Industries

Troy Virgo is director of sustainability for global flooring manufacturer and supplier Shaw Industries Inc., headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, USA. Troy helps drive sustainability efforts across Shaw, with an emphasis on material chemistry and the creation of safe and healthy products. Troy also leads Shaw’s external engagements and partnerships on key sustainability topics in the residential retail, single family, and multifamily business channels.

Troy is a member of the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Institute’s Certification Standards Body and serves on several flooring trade association committees. He is also a member of The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) Materials Concept Advisory.

Troy has a B.Sc. in Environmental Science from Auburn University. Prior to attending college, Troy served as a Marine Engineer in the British Army.

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The Great Indoors: Creating a Nurturing Habitat for People and Planet
The Great Indoors: Creating a Nurturing Habitat for People and Planet

Product, Service & Design Innovation / We spend 90% of our time indoors, and that was before a global pandemic forced many of us to turn our living environments into our offices, schools and gyms. So, what is the key to creating nurturing indoor habitats? - 1 week ago

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Sustainability, Equity and Resilient Design
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Sustainability, Equity and Resilient Design

The Next Economy / Here, Purpose Built Communities president Carol Naughton discusses how sustainability and designing for resiliency can help to end intergenerational poverty, strengthen economically diverse communities and aid in neighborhood revitalization. - 1 month ago

Home Is Where the Heart — and Our Health — Is
Home Is Where the Heart — and Our Health — Is

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / 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. - 1 year ago

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