AUSTIN, TX — Wilsonart, the Austin, TX-based engineered surfaces manufacturer, has published its second Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, the company announced.
The report, available for viewing on the company’s website, wwww.wilsonart.com, documents the “significant progress” made in achieving Wilsonart’s sustainability goals, as well as a number of key accomplishments in governance and social issues from the past year, company officials said.
“Wilsonart is proud to be among the manufacturers taking steps toward meaningful change in the building materials industry to benefit the environment, our employees, our communities and our stakeholders,” said Timothy O’Brien, CEO of Wilsonart.
Among the highlights from Wilsonart ESG’s report are the company’s accomplishment in having the first products in its high-pressure laminate category to achieve the industry leading “Declare” label designation, along with the completion of a comprehensive materiality study and the collection of greenhouse gas emissions metrics for the first time. In addition, Wilsonart Quartz earned the Declare label designation of LBC Red List Free, the company said.
In the coming year, Wilsonart said it also plans to analyze the embodied carbon in its HPL from cradle to grave, an extended study that will “provide customers with a new level of transparency and set the bar for embodied carbon in the
“Acting beyond the surface includes making the information visible that our customers, end consumers and investors need to make wise decisions,” O’Brien said. “It also entails holding our company and our supply chain accountable for meeting stakeholders’ expectations and challenging ourselves to always keep innovating.”