In 2004, after a 10 year sustainability journey, Interface, a US carpet manufacturer, received the US Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Protection Award for its environmental programmes. Between 1994 and 2004 the company had shut down 33% of its smokestacks and 71% of its wastewater pipes; reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 70%; diverted 175 million pounds of carpet and carpet scrap from the landfill through recycling; and had saved $372 million in costs from waste elimination efforts. ...

BPIR Categories

12.9 Implement sustainable business strategies
12.1 Formulate environmental management strategy

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