Corporate leadership in sustainability
Formica Corporation is part of the International Business division of Fletcher Building, an integrated manufacturer and distributor of building products, and we share the commitment of Fletcher Building to corporate leadership in sustainability. The information presented here summarizes the activities, achievements and goals of Formica Corporation in the sphere of sustainable policies, programs and practices.
Fletcher Building is committed to maintaining the long-term viability of our businesses by minimizing our impacts on the natural environment. We employ a range of strategies to support our sustainability goals, including the use of recycled materials as raw materials and fuels, the use of renewable energy- particularly biomass- and the introduction of new technologies to improve energy efficiency.
We advance our sustainability focus by taking action to:
* Ensure that our products and services lead to greater environmental efficiency in customers’ buildings and infrastructure;
* Eliminate or minimize waste from products, services and workplaces; and
* Find and implement economical energy-efficient solutions for our businesses
Fletcher Building has formed an Executive Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability Council to direct and coordinate efforts to reduce the company’s environmental footprint and to improve communications and effectiveness on these issues.