This company makes all decisions based on the impact of the raw materials selected up to the method used to recycle the product when the customer is finished with the product. The elimination of waste accomplished by the re-design of the product and they use what is considered to be waste for the next step of the production. The emissions is controlled by monitoring and evaluating the air stacks and by doing so, they were able to reduce the number of stacks needed for use. They also re-use water by naturally treating it and re-using it in the production process. They evaluate indoor air quality and they integrate chemical elimination by manufacturing products that have benign chemical products. They 4 plants that operate on 100% renewable energy and 2 of these plants are located the United States. They continue to re-use and recycle materials in a circle process. They use the most sustainable transportation possible. All the stakeholders are made aware of the commitment to the company’s sustainability that “Doing Well by Doing Good”. They are not seen as a company that provides flooring products but rather a company that provides service and value. No I do not feel that other companies take the extra time and measures to be as clean and environmental as this one does.
Sustainability means that a company is able to uphold or defend the commitments they make economically to help people, profits and the planet. A company depends not only on earnings but a broader impact on people and the environment. Businesses seek to decrease the negative and social impact and increase the positive impact they have. They are not just eco-friendly but they are effective in what they do.