By Alexander Landa
The Healthy Materials Summit on October 26th was an awesome event! We couldn't have put everything together without the help of a hosting committee, the volunteers, and especially our sponsors. An extra big thank you goes to Forbo Flooring for really helping to make the Summit happen.
Forbo is a dominant global player in the introduction and service of high-quality, commercial floor coverings & total solution flooring projects that include Linoleum, Vinyl, Luxury Vinyl Tiles, and Flocked Flooring. You can find their floors in buildings such as healthcare, senior care, education, commercial offices, government contracts, leisure & hospitality, retail, public buildings, social housing, industry, and transport– so basically any and every type of building.
Forbo's floors can be found in multiple continents and in a variety of settings and contexts. Their commitment to excellent design and responsible production is unfaltering. The company is notably interested in how its operations interact with and affect human health and the environment.
The company is committed to its sustainable practices; as they note, “From how they’re made to how they perform, we make truly sustainable floors that are good for people, good for buildings and good for the environment.” Forbo reduces, reuses, and recycles. Consider the following:
Forbo has an internal awareness program, “The Forbo Way to Win,” that fleshes out their sustainability policy and strengthens employee engagement by providing a platform for them to contribute to efforts in reducing energy consumption, the use of raw materials and waste. The company's clear commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship makes them the perfect partner for us at USGBC MA!