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Owens Corning Awarded 2021 National Association of Manufacturers “Manufacturing Leadership Award” for Environmental Sustainability Innovation

FOAMULAR® NGX™ extruded polystyrene earned “High Achiever” recognition for highest score in Sustainability Leadership category
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Owens Corning has been recognized as a 2021 Manufacturing Leadership Award recipient for its outstanding achievement in material science innovation supporting environmental sustainability. Additionally, Owens Corning was named a “High Achiever” for receiving the highest score among awardees in the “Sustainability Leadership” category.

The innovation – FOAMULAR® NGX™ (Next Generation Extruded) extruded polystyrene (XPS) insulation – reflects Owens Corning’s goal to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2030. FOAMULAR®

Owens Corning Earns DOE Better Project Award and Surpasses Better Plants Energy Reduction Goal

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Owens Corning is proud to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Plants program, which works with leading manufacturers to boost their competitiveness through improvements in energy efficiency.

Owens Corning Is #1 on the 3BL 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2021

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Owens Corning is proud to be ranked #1 on 3BL’s 100 best corporate citizens list… again. It’s the first time a company has earned this position three times in a row, and we’re honored to have our work recognized.

Owens Corning’s Social Handprint: Enhancing the Employee Experience

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Employee Experience 2020 Targets:

  • Average per employee of 20 hours of development training for our primary workforce and 10 hours of training for our nonprimary (salaried) workforce.

Our simple 2020 goal related to employee experience used a single metric to represent our commitment to employees’ growth and development. Since setting that goal, we have worked to create an employee experience that encompasses many other dimensions.

We have:

Owens Corning: Increasing Our Social Handprint Via Community Engagement

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Community Engagement 2020 Goals:

  • Achieve 82% site participation in community service projects with 100% of our facilities engaged by 2022 through community projects.
  • Increase volunteer hours annually.

We take an active role in the communities where we operate, and our employees are enthusiastic about company-sponsored opportunities to make a difference.

In the past ten years, we have:

Owens Corning: Reducing Our Environmental Footprint

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Frank O’Brien-Bernini

SVP and Chief Sustainability Officer

Our first set of ten-year goals was centered on our commitment to reducing our environmental footprint. Through the years, that has continued to be a critically important pillar of our sustainability journey. When we achieve a goal, we set more challenging goals for ourselves. Our science-based goals for 2030 are based on what we know the world needs us to do, not what we know how to do.

Owens Corning: Sustainable Innovation to Expand Our Product Handprint

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Product Innovation & Stewardship

2020 Goals:

  • Create a pipeline of sustainable products.
  • Increase value through sustainability in the innovation process.

2020 Targets:

Beyond Today, Shaping Tomorrow: 20 Years of Sustainability at Owens Corning

Leaders from around the company offer their perspective on the work that brought us this far, and the work that lies ahead.
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INTRODUCTION

With the publication of this year’s Sustainability Report, we recognize the need to look back on our accomplishments as they relate to our 2020 sustainability goals. We have achieved a great many of those goals, and even when we have fallen short, we can still point to significant progress in our efforts. In this section, we discuss some of the steps we have taken in pursuit of our 2020 goals. In addition, members of Owens Corning’s leadership share their insights on how far our company has come on our sustainability journey and where we need to go.

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INTRODUCTION

With the publication of this year’s Sustainability Report, we recognize the need to look back on our accomplishments as they relate to our 2020 sustainability goals. We have achieved a great many of those goals, and even when we have fallen short, we can still point to significant progress in our efforts. In this section, we discuss some of the steps we have taken in pursuit of our 2020 goals. In addition, members of Owens Corning’s leadership share their insights on how far our company has come on our sustainability journey and where we need to go.

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