Ambition 4. Carbon Impact
Our planet has finite resources. We aspire to give back more than we take.
EcoSolution Q100™ is a high performance nylon fiber with 100% pre-consumer content.* Products with EcoSolution Q100™ have low embodied carbon as reflected in the EC3 tool and are carbon neutral.
We also have reduced our greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity by 40% compared to 2010 (per pound of finished product).
As a result of Shaw’s investments to help reduce our energy and GHG impact, we have cut our Scope 1 & 2 emissions by more than half since our 2010 baseline.
Shaw has achieved carbon neutrality in our commercial carpet operations (since 2018).
Shaw Contract joined this momentous effort in September 2018, and we report our progress annually.
In 2013, Shaw installed a 1 megawatt solar array atop its carpet tile manufacturing facility in Cartersville, GA (Plant 15), which generates enough clean energy to power 100 homes in Georgia annually.