Saint-Gobain, the world leader in sustainable environments, has designed and manufactured high-performance building materials that improve the lives of people all over the world. From the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles and the glass pyramid at the Louvre, to The Statue of Liberty and The World Trade Center, and even components that allow the Mars Rover Curiosity to seek out life on another planet, Saint-Gobain has been a part of the fabric of human history, advancement, and improvement.
PORTFOLIO-WIDE LEADERSHIP COMMITMENTS
25% GHG reduction in 10 years
20% reduction in Energy Intensity
Saint-Gobain Corporation IS PARTICIPATING IN THE FOLLOWING DOE PROGRAMS:
|Better Climate Challenge||Better Plants Challenge|
|Low Carbon Pilot||Water Savings Network|
In North America, the company upholds this rich history of innovation by making a material difference in the spaces where people work, live, play, heal and learn. Along with its North American headquarters in Malvern, Pennsylvania, Saint-Gobain has approximately 150 locations in North America and more than 14,000 employees.
Saint-Gobain received a 2017 Better Practice Award for creating WWE (Waste, Water, Energy) Awards to inspire competition among 120+ manufacturing sites to reduce their environmental impact.
Saint-Gobain received a 2018 Better Project Award for piloting an advanced energy monitoring system with wireless submeters at its Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee, facility that has increased operational efficiency and inspired energy reduction projects yielding approximately $30,000 per year in energy cost savings.
Saint-Gobain received a 2019 Better Practice Award for launching "Compress It," a voluntary competition between facilities to identify and repair compressed air leaks that led to $2.5 million in annual energy savings - Practice Presentation.
Saint-Gobain received a 2021 Better Practice Award for creating a "Green Awards" program to highlight and recognize individual researchers for their sustainability-related R&D projects.
Saint-Gobain received a 2022 Better Project Award for piloting and installing a new recycling technology that grinds and then captures waste gypsum and paper for reuse, reducing annual landfill waste by 15,000 tons and annual costs by over $384,000.
Saint-Gobain received a 2023 Better Project Award for installing more than 180 energy meters integrated with a smart energy management system (EMS) at its gypsum wallboard plant. Within three months, the EMS helped identify several opportunities to reduce energy usage and enabled the plant team to scope process changes and projects to address them.
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in sustainable environments, has designed and manufactured high-performance building materials that improve the lives of people all over the world. In North America, the company upholds this rich history of innovation by making a material difference in the spaces where people work, live, play, heal and learn.
|GHG Emissions Goals|
|25%Reduction by 2030||Progress|
|20%Reduction in Energy Intensity|
20% Reduction in Portfolio Energy Intensity from a 2016 baseline by 2026. Based on a commitment of 84 plants.
|-0.6%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)|