Dalton, Ga. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) today released its sixth annual sustainability report.
“We committed to a significant investment in business expansion and continued to advance our sustainable business strategy in 2013,” says Shaw Chairman and CEO Vance Bell. “Sustainability at Shaw means driving innovation into the business, protecting and efficiently using resources, and actively engaging with our associates, customers and communities while focusing on long-term financial success.”
Shaw’s 2013 sustainability report highlights:
“Shaw’s holistic approach to sustainability includes a strategic focus on our associates, customers and communities, products and operations through the lens of people, planet and profit,” states Paul Murray, vice president of sustainability and environmental affairs at Shaw. “This report highlights the tremendous energy the company and all associates devote to work to create a better future.”
Shaw continues to work toward its 2030 sustainability goals to:
The report was prepared at the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) 3.1 Application Level B. It received an independent assurance review by Deloitte and Touche LLP to achieve an overall GRI level of B+. The current and previous reports can be found online at press.shawinc.com/sustainabilityreport.
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 & stone flooring products and synthetic turf to residential and commercial markets worldwide. A wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. with more than $4.8 billion in annual sales and 23,000 associates, Shaw is headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, with salespeople and/or offices located throughout the US, as well as Australia, Canada, China, India, Mexico, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit http://shawfloors.com/about-shaw.