Here at Interface, we recently released our 2019 Sustainability Highlights, which convey much of the progress we’ve made toward minimizing our environmental impact since we began tracking key metrics in 1996.
The senseless and brutal killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police and the painful reality that his death is only the latest in a series of similar tragedies have broken our collective hearts wide open. It is clear we have so much more work to do to right the wrongs that exist…
One drop of water in a still pond transfers energy to surrounding water molecules and produces a series of rings or ripples. Much like this one drop of water, a human action also triggers an effect – positive or negative. For Interface, our goal to have zero impact on the planet by 2020 has had measurable results not only for our business, but also for others.
The office encourages colleagues and customers to move fluidly across the space to create an explorative and immersive experience. We’ve drawn on our family of products to create alternating textures and patterns to take people on a journey through shared working areas, breakout zones, more traditional workspaces and meeting rooms.
Where do our in-house designers seek inspiration? Safe to say it’s not found staring at computer screens all day. So, what do you get when you combine 20 designers, 16 paint colours and one giant “paint-by-number” canvas? This inspirational artwork of our founder Ray Anderson is to hang in ‘The Studio’ at our LaGrange office in…
At Interface, we want our surroundings to reflect who we are as a company, with a healthy blend of our personalities, passions and products. In designing our global headquarters, we took this approach to new levels by considering our customers, a critical audience, in our decision making.
Corporations around the world are taking dramatic actions to impact our climate. More ambitious than ever, the focus goes way beyond reducing our carbon footprint, pushing for net zero emissions and even becoming carbon negative. States and regions, cities, businesses and investors are leading the charge on pushing down global emissions by 2020, setting the…
When Interface started its headquarters project in 2016, there was a lot to consider: location, design of the building, sustainability of the building, well-being of the employees who work there and much more.
In collaboration with Biomimicry 3.8, Interface developed a methodology known as Factory as a Forest, for which we and other companies can transform facilities from ‘zero footprint’ to provide the same benefits as high-performing ecosystems. Interface and Biomimicry 3.8 recently spoke about the methodology at Sustainable Brands.
In November of last year, we announced our support of a student-led competition inspired by Paul Hawken’s Project Drawdown, which identifies 100 of the most substantive solutions to reverse global warming. A panel of judges from Net Impact and Interface recently judged the projects and found four projects to be outstanding, all in the field of food waste or regenerative agriculture.