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.
Architects and designers invited to Chicago Merchandise Mart space #3-377 now through Wednesday
CHICAGO, June 10, 2019/3BL Media/—Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company known for innovative flooring solutions and its ongoing commitment to believe in better, will showcase its latest carpet and hard surface collections at NeoCon 2019.
At one time, the world was focused on leaving a smaller footprint on our planet; we were encouraged to change our lifestyles to take less from Mother Earth. Today companies such as Mohawk, dedicated to making business decisions rooted in corporate social responsibility, talk not just in terms of footprints but in terms of handprints — of giving back more than we take.
by George Bandy, Vice President of Sustainability, Mohawk Industries
Is sustainability really good for business? We at Mohawk have proven the answer is unequivocally yes. We have seen firsthand that being a leader in the flooring industry and being able to leave a handprint — or net positive impact — are not mutually exclusive.
Why waste it when we can use it? The world’s leading flooring company views waste as an opportunity to create beautiful floor coverings.
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Mohawk believes in leaving a bigger handprint than a footprint. One of the ways we stand by this guiding tenet is through contributing to a circular economy and involving our customers from start to finish. Within our product manufacturing processes, we use post-consumer materials as our raw materials, which are then transformed into beautiful flooring products. Additionally, through our carpet recycling program, ReCover, Mohawk retrieves and donates old carpeting to nonprofit organizations, diverting flooring from the landfill.
CALHOUN, Ga., April 20, 2018 — The 2017 Sustainability Report released online by Mohawk Industries outlines how business decisions rooted in corporate social responsibility have resulted in great dividends for the world’s largest flooring company, its customers, employees and communities. This year’s report, unified under a message that showcases how Mohawk is committed to “Believe in Better,” details how the company is driving innovation through more thoughtful product design and manufacturing.
Did you know that 90 percent of our time is spent indoors? Surfaces we touch everyday impact indoor air quality and our health, so it’s critical we’re aware of the products surrounding us.
Mohawk Industries, a flooring manufacturer headquartered in Calhoun, Georgia, is committed to sustainability through better manufacturing and operations processes – providing products without negative impacts on our health and the planet’s health.
CALHOUN, Ga., November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ — George Bandy, vice president of sustainability for Mohawk Industries, heralded in the Greenbuild Plenary last week as the special session’s opening speaker. Bandy brought energy and inspiration to the main stage of the Boston Convention & Exposition Center, as he offered words on the compelling and unifying nature of the green building movement and talked about Mohawk’s own strides in sustainability.
Mohawk Group’s Sustainability Manager, Rami Vagal, highlights how to maximize your experience at Greenbuild.
Fall is finally here (although here in Georgia we seemed to have jumped directly from summer to winter) but the arrival of autumn also means that we are officially into a full conference season.
With so many great industry conferences on the calendar, it can be pretty daunting to juggle all of the schedules and travel plans. Greenbuild is right around the corner and as a show veteran, I would like to share a few tips that may help you maximize your experience.
CALHOUN, Ga. November 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ — For the first time at Greenbuild, Mohawk Industries’ residential and commercial divisions will share the spotlight to show that Mohawk is “All In” when it comes to sustainable flooring. Greenbuild, the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, will take place Nov. 8–10 in Boston at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Mohawk Flooring and Mohawk Group will be exhibiting on-site in booth space No. 1807.