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Owens Corning Supports Gary Sinise Foundation 'R.I.S.E.' Home Built for Wounded Veteran With Donation of PINK Next Gen™ Fiberglas™ Insulation

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TOLEDO, Ohio, September 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Owens Corning continued its support of the Gary Sinise Foundation by donating all of the fiberglass insulation for a Vista, Calif., home designed around the needs of wounded veteran and retired U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel “Doc” Jacobs, a hospital corpsman. With the final reveal on Thursday, the specially adapted, 100% mortgage-free smart home was built by the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence, Supporting Empowerment) Program.

Speaking of Sustainability: A Commitment to the Community

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Jonathan Hernandez works in finance for our Insulation business in Mexico. In the four years he’s been with the company, he’s been continually inspired by Owens Corning’s commitment to helping the community near the plant in Mexico City. In a city that large, making connections is crucial, and Jonathan has demonstrated true leadership as he encourages the people at his site to engage with their community.

Speaking of Sustainability: A New Employee's Experience at Owens Corning

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Starting a new job is always an adjustment, even in ideal circumstances. For Rob Martin, though, that adjustment was compounded by the fact that he joined Owens Corning in the midst of a global pandemic. Rob started as a communications lead supporting our finance and legal departments in June 2020, and he offers his perspectives on Owens Corning and his own onboarding experience.

Circular Economy Update - End-of-Life Product Solutions

by Mark Leo, director, circular economy — end-of-life solutions
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Earlier this year, we shared the news that we had created an organization specifically focused on building Owens Corning’s circular economy program and capabilities. At its very core, this translates to a commitment to moving from a linear economy model to a circular one in everything we do.

Collaborative Effort in Atlanta Helps Owens Corning Turn Recyclables Into Insulation

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Glass can be recycled over and over, which means it has great potential for the circular economy. Recycled glass can be reused to make new glass containers and fiberglass insulation, reducing waste. In fact, did you know Owens Corning fiberglass insulation contains 53-73% recycled glass?

Lois Steiner - Busy in Retirement, One of Owens Corning's 2021 Top Volunteers

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The Owens Corning Foundation announces the Volunteer of the Year honorees for 2021.

Honorees direct a $10,000 donation from the Owens Corning Foundation to a charity of their choice. Applications for three categories of Volunteer of the Year (Employee, Employee Team, and Retiree) were reviewed by a panel of judges from around the world. The decisions were based on the volunteers’ involvement and commitment, and the impact on the organizations they serve.

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The Owens Corning Foundation announces the Volunteer of the Year honorees for 2021.

Honorees direct a $10,000 donation from the Owens Corning Foundation to a charity of their choice. Applications for three categories of Volunteer of the Year (Employee, Employee Team, and Retiree) were reviewed by a panel of judges from around the world. The decisions were based on the volunteers’ involvement and commitment, and the impact on the organizations they serve.

Tlaxcala Team Takes Action, Named One of Owens Corning's 2021 Top Volunteers

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The Owens Corning Foundation announces the Volunteer of the Year honorees for 2021.

Honorees direct a $10,000 donation from the Owens Corning Foundation to a charity of their choice. Applications for three categories of Volunteer of the Year (Employee, Employee Team, and Retiree) were reviewed by a panel of judges from around the world. The decisions were based on the volunteers’ involvement and commitment, and the impact on the organizations they serve.

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The Owens Corning Foundation announces the Volunteer of the Year honorees for 2021.

Honorees direct a $10,000 donation from the Owens Corning Foundation to a charity of their choice. Applications for three categories of Volunteer of the Year (Employee, Employee Team, and Retiree) were reviewed by a panel of judges from around the world. The decisions were based on the volunteers’ involvement and commitment, and the impact on the organizations they serve.

Meet Francesco Saccaggi, Owens Corning’s 2021 Employee Volunteer of the Year

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The Owens Corning Foundation announces the Volunteer of the Year honorees for 2021.

Honorees direct a $10,000 donation from the Owens Corning Foundation to a charity of their choice. Applications for three categories of Volunteer of the Year (Employee, Employee Team, and Retiree) were reviewed by a panel of judges from around the world. The decisions were based on the volunteers’ involvement and commitment, and the impact on the organizations they serve.

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The Owens Corning Foundation announces the Volunteer of the Year honorees for 2021.

Honorees direct a $10,000 donation from the Owens Corning Foundation to a charity of their choice. Applications for three categories of Volunteer of the Year (Employee, Employee Team, and Retiree) were reviewed by a panel of judges from around the world. The decisions were based on the volunteers’ involvement and commitment, and the impact on the organizations they serve.

Speaking of Sustainability: A Plant Leader's Take on Owens Corning's Safety Culture

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Throughout his career, Flavio Striseo has made ensuring an accident-free environment a priority. As a plant leader at our facility in Besana, Italy, Flavio feels real accountability when it comes to keeping his fellow employees safe. He recognizes the importance of having the right processes and equipment in place, and then inspiring people to adhere to safe practices. Flavio’s insights here demonstrate that commitment, and they’re right in line with the principles that drive Owens Corning on our March to Zero incidents.

Owens Corning's Material Sustainability Topics

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The following issues serve as Owens Corning’s Material Sustainability Topics. They were selected after close review of the company’s prior work on sustainability and materiality, research into best practices, examination of peer companies within our industry, and interviews with subject matter experts. Each topic is discussed in more detail in the corresponding chapter of this report.

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The following issues serve as Owens Corning’s Material Sustainability Topics. They were selected after close review of the company’s prior work on sustainability and materiality, research into best practices, examination of peer companies within our industry, and interviews with subject matter experts. Each topic is discussed in more detail in the corresponding chapter of this report.

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