Shaw signs UN Global Compact

Home News Shaw signs UN Global Compact

Dalton, Ga.—Shaw Industries has signed the United Nations Global Compact, a widely recognized set of principles focused on upholding and protecting human rights, labor, 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.

“The UN Global Compact and its principles align with our culture and operations,” said Vance D. Bell, chairman and CEO, Shaw. “Becoming a signatory and enhancing our sourcing policies is a natural extension of our ongoing sustainability efforts. We believe this to be essential to creating a better future while ensuring long-term financial success.”

Almost 13,000 entities from 170 countries have joined the UN Global Compact, including approximately 9,000 companies and 4,000 non-businesses.

“We’re proud to join the thousands of organizations around the world who have signed on to the UN Global Compact—Including many of our customers and business partners,” said Paul Murray, vice president of sustainability and environmental affairs, Shaw. “We share a commitment to a higher purpose: Doing what’s right by people. We all have an important role in bettering this world. This is one of the many steps we are taking in our daily quest to do better, to achieve more.”

Must Read

COVID-19 to hasten housing activity in smaller markets

The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to hasten a housing trend already taking place across the nation—residential construction activity that is expanding at a more...

Ecore to distribute COVID-19-approved disinfectant

Lancaster, Pa.—Ecore, a manufacturer of ergonomic and acoustic performance surfaces for commercial and athletic markets, has partnered with Rochester Midland Corporation, a 130-year-old, family-owned,...

Beauflor USA expands sheet vinyl offering with Omega+

White, Ga.—Beauflor USA is launching its Omega+ collection, a highly durable vinyl roll product featuring 22 diverse visuals and the integration of the company’s...

FCNews partners with mask maker to support front-line workers  

By Reginald Tucker Floor Covering News has joined the call to help keep healthcare workers safe by donating personal protective equipment to several local hospitals...

WATCH: The WFCA hosts second retail survival webinar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7EgX4y-fsw&feature=youtu.be Last week, the WFCA hosted its second retail survival webinar where attendees got to hear from some of the industries leading flooring retailers on how...

Shaw Contract unveils new LVT line, Rugs program

In an effort to best serve the needs of the design community, Shaw Contract is introducing an LVT collection that can be used for...
X