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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.
“I am proud of the progress our employees have made toward advancing our sustainability goals and in doing our part to make a positive impact on the world,” said Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer Frank O’Brien-Bernini. “Our unwavering commitment to sustainability has been broadened and deepened as we continually challenge ourselves to collaborate more with others to amplify our impact around the globe. We look forward to continuing this momentum for the benefit of our company and the planet.”
The report features progress of the past year against four strategic sustainability pillars. Highlights of 2016 include:
Product and Supply Chain Sustainability
Energy Efficiency and Durable Material Solutions at Scale
Safety, Health, Employee Engagement and Community Vitality
Owens Corning's 2016 Sustainability Report is consistent with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines known as GRI-G4. GRI's Sustainability Reporting Guidelines set a globally applicable framework for reporting the economic, environmental, and social dimensions of an organization's activities, products, and services.
The full report is available online at: https://w.owenscorning.com/corporate/sustainability.
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures, and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing, and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2016 sales of $5.7 billion and employs about 16,000 people in 26 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 63 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com
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