George Bandy Jr.

Rolling Out the Green Carpet

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George Bandy, Jr. Chief Sustainability Officer, Mohawk Flooring North America, has a passion for the environment that dates back to his early youth. He was inspired by his grandmother, who “taught the discipline of being in touch with nature.”

Bandy’s inquisitiveness prompted him to study and minor in environmental business as an undergrad.

VIDEO | The Power of Our Handprint: Mohawk Industries

CSO George Bandy Jr. shares ways Mohawk is shrinking its footprint while expanding its “handprint”
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When does a footprint become a handprint? When we give much more than we take. George Bandy Jr., chief sustainability officer at Mohawk Flooring North America, explains the company’s commitment to leaving a meaningful mark and finding innovative ways to offer more social handprints than environmental footprints.

VIDEO | Driving Mohawk’s Passion for Sustainability and Sustainable Business

George Bandy Jr. reflects on some of Mohawk’s latest CSR initiatives
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As Mohawk’s VP of sustainability, George Bandy Jr. is uniquely in touch with how the flooring company’s capabilities and solutions can meet the needs of customers and help them further their sustainability objectives. In this clip, the former chair of the U.S. Green Building Council shares his perspectives and insights about how and why Mohawk and its employees around the world believe in better
 

VIDEO | Mohawk’s George Bandy Jr. from Greenbuild

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George Bandy Jr., vice president of sustainability, Mohawk Group, and winner of the U.S. Green Building Council 2018 Leadership Award, from Greenbuild, discusses the show and its turnout as well as the maturing and transition of sustainability.

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VIDEO | Mohawk’s George Bandy Jr. | 2018 USGBC Leadership Award Recipient

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Last month, Mohawk Industries VP of sustainability and commercial marketing George Bandy Jr. was recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council with the prestigious USGBC Leadership Award. Bandy was presented with the accolade by Mahesh Ramanujam, USGBC president and CEO, during a special ceremony in Chicago that coincided with the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.

WEBCAST | Powering Inclusion Through Solar Handprints: An Innovative Partnership

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Environmental initiatives frequently outshine the very communities they were designed to assist. But that need not be the case. A recent project by flooring manufacturer Mohawk Industries demonstrates the potential to facilitate social empowerment and positive environmental impact continuously cultivated through “handprints” — initiatives that give more back to people and communities than they take, while helping minimize overall carbon footprint.

Mohawk's Bandy to Be Recognized with Prestigious Greenbuild Leadership Award

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CALHOUN, Ga., November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ —The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the recipients of its 2018 Leadership Awards, an annual recognition of the outstanding individuals and organizations at the forefront of the green building movement. George Bandy Jr., Mohawk Industries vice president of sustainability and commercial marketing, will join five other distinguished honorees, including global apparel retailer NIKE, for the USGBC Leadership Awards Reception on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Chicago.

Mohawk Solar Energy “Handprinting” Initiative to be Featured on Oct. 30 GreenBiz Webcast

Mohawk's Bandy and Groundswell CEO Moore will share best practices for innovative solar partnerships
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Mohawk Industries’ George Bandy Jr., VP of sustainability and commercial marketing, will join Groundswell CEO Michelle Moore for an engaging webcast sharing how their respective organizations built a solar energy partnership geared towards schools and underserved communities. The GreenBiz webcast, titled “Powering Inclusion Through Solar Handprints: An Innovative Partnership,” will take place Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, 1-2 p.m. EST. Joel Makower, executive editor of GreenBiz, will serve as moderator. The webcast is free to attend online.

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