Sustainability

October 15, 2021

IPCC Report – a Code Red for Humanity and the Built Environment

The report highlights that, “it is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, oceans and land”, and continues to explain that unless there are drastic cuts in carbon emissions in the short-term, the world will fail to limit temperature increases to below both the 2◦C and 1.5◦C targets outlined as part of the Paris Agreement in 2015

March 24, 2021

Bringing our carbon negative carpet tile to market

In October last year, we achieved an incredible milestone: we launched our first cradle to gate carbon negative carpet tiles in the Americas. I’m proud to share that from today our customers across the Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia (EAAA) region can specify our first carbon negative carpet tile collection, Embodied Beauty™, and our first carbon negative microtuft product, Flash Line.

January 5, 2021

Reflections on the 5th Anniversary of the Paris Agreement

Last month we celebrated the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement, where the goal set was to limit global warming to well below 2, preferably 1.5 degrees Celsius. Recent data from the World Meteorological Organization notes we are not headed in the right direction with carbon dioxide levels set to continue at record numbers

November 11, 2020

The correlation between recycled materials and the carbon footprint of a product

In order to be able to make sustainable purchase decisions and avoid emissions as a consumer, companies have to take the first step and invest in the development of products that pollute the environment as little as possible and which can be returned to the production cycle.