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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.
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.
As a Better Plants Program Partner, Saint-Gobain has pledged to increase energy efficiency across its 84 U.S. manufacturing plants, targeting a 20% reduction in energy consumption by 2020.
Saint-Gobain was recognized with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Practice Award for the company’s Water, Waste and Energy (WWE) Program, which encourages more than 130 Saint-Gobain manufacturing sites to reduce their environmental impact, highlights practical and effective solutions for increasing the sustainability of sites, and recognizes the top-performing locations for their achievements.