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CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens Edition – Available Now

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The Summer 2019 edition of CR Magazine has arrived on the heels of the 2019 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking announcement. 
Enjoy interviews and stories about companies on the 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, including:
  • How Cisco will help 11 million people in need
  • What soil health means to General Mills
  • Why Intel engages investors on ESG topics
  • How Owens Corning employees connect to communities

asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Mark Now More Accessible to Product Manufacturers

SCS Global Services now approved by Allergy Standards Limited to offer asthma & allergy friendly® certification
Press Release

CHICAGO, November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/  SCS Global Services (SCS) and Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) today are announcing an initiative aimed at growing the asthma & allergy friendly® certification program internationally.

Owens Corning Publishes 12th Annual Sustainability Report

‘Purpose + People + Action’ reflects the footprint and handprint progress of 19,000 employees
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‘Purpose + People + Action’ reflects the footprint and handprint progress of 19,000 employees

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today published its 2017 Sustainability Report. The company’s 12th annual report, themed Purpose + People + Action, documents the progress made against its 2020 sustainability goals and its stated commitment to making the world a better place. The report also prominently features Owens Corning employee stories and employee images as a testament to their contributions.

Owens Corning Insulation Products Are First to Be Certified as Made With 100% Wind-Powered Electricity and Reduced Embodied Carbon

Press Release

TOLEDO, Ohio, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced three types of commercial and residential insulation, independently certified as made with renewable energy, are available for specification and purchase. These products represent the first ever to have met the requirements of SCS Global Services’ certification protocol to validate electricity used to make them is 100% wind powered, which, in turn, reduces their carbon footprint.

Chasing Arrows: The Continued Central Role of Recycling in the Circular Economy

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By Molly Black, SCS Global Services

A key tenet of the “circular economy” sustainability paradigm is the reduction in reliance on virgin materials. The goal is to create high-functioning products that flow from cradle to cradle instead of cradle to grave – that is, a closed-loop system, where products are reused rather than disposed of, as opposed to a linear, single-use oriented system.

Owens Corning Publishes 2016 Sustainability Report

Efforts Gaining Momentum in Reducing Emissions, Helping Communities, and Certifying Products
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Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today published its 2016 sustainability report. The company’s 11th annual report, themed It All Adds Up, documents the actions and efforts driving its global “handprint” and environmental footprint progress. Owens Corning has a long history of expanding its positive impact through sustainability. It is a core value of the company, exemplified through the actions of its 16,000 employees around the world.
 

Owens Corning Shows Significant Progress with Reducing Footprint and Expanding Handprint

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Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) announced significant progress in reducing its environmental footprint and increasing the handprint efforts that advance its positive impact around the world. The company released these results today in its tenth annual sustainability report.

World’s First Living Products Achieve Certification

Owens Corning and SIREWALL Reimagine Manufacturing for Radical Change in Energy, Water, Happiness
Press Release

SEATTLE, May 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Imagine a product that functions as elegantly and efficiently as anything found in the natural world. Now imagine that product is manufactured for use in buildings, which are responsible for a majority of greenhouse gas emissions, and you begin to see how a truly sustainable product, used to build a Living Building, might significantly impact climate change.

Green Builder Media's 2016 Readers' Choice Awards

Many of the top brands are shoring up their positions with ramped-up R&D, and an emphasis on energy efficiency and connected technology.
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IN THIS YEAR’S READERS’ CHOICE SURVEY, we noticed an emphasis on durability: efficient, high-quality products and materials that will last a lifetime. But, we had to ask, if green products last longer, won’t companies sell fewer of them? Will success ultimately hurt them?

Some of this year's winners included: 

New England Home Achieves a -23 HERS Index Score

This traditional looking New England home was designed with three goals in mind: durability, energy efficiency and health.
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THIS TRADITIONAL LOOKING New England home was designed by homeowners Elizabeth Wegner and Carl Benker with three goals in mind: durability, energy efficiency and health. The home reflects the couple’s desire to substantially reduce their negative environmental impact on the world.

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