Owens Corning Ranks on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List
At Westchase Roofing, we pride ourselves on quality work and are committed to excellence. We exclusively use Owens Corning asphalt shingles and are honored to be an award-winning Platinum Preferred Contractor. That’s why when we heard that Owens Corning has been recognized for continuing to work hard to create a company that values corporate responsibility and sustainability, we had to share the news.
Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List
Corporate Responsibility Magazine focuses on five most important segments of corporate responsibility (CR): “energy and the environment, risk management, governance and compliance, employee relations, and human rights.” Not only does it provide its readers with best practices and case studies, but it also publishes the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List. (You can check out the list here.)
This list focuses on the impact that public companies have. To create the list, CR Magazine looks at seven categories and ranks companies based on publicly available information. Environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy are all ranked and a weighted average is then determined to help populate the list. Last year, Owens Corning was 43 on the list, an admirable spot. This year, however, they’ve managed to move up to number 25. In addition, the company ranked number 2 in the environment category. Wow!
“Expanding our impact through sustainability is a core value of the company,” said Chief Sustainability Officer Frank O’Brien-Bernini. “Owens Corning is especially proud to be recognized for our leadership in the environment, climate change, philanthropy, and human rights. Our top-25 ranking on the CR 100 reflects the great work of our 16,000 people around the world.”
Owens Corning believes their philanthropic work in China and India, as well as their increased reporting transparency in regards to the environment and climate change, helped them secure the higher ranking.
The Most Sustainable Headquarters List
Part of CR Magazine’s sustainability assessment is taking a look at a company’s headquarters. After all, someone who is serious about sustainability practices what they preach. They weren’t disappointed when they took a look at Owens Corning’s Toledo, Ohio, headquarters. The company made the list of Most Sustainable Corporate Headquarters for the second consecutive year. Owens Corning’s adherence to rigorous environmental standards and their acknowledgment that sustainability should be part of a company’s culture is clear in their ranking.
Congratulations, Owens Corning!
Owens Corning continues to show its commitment to being a company that cares—and that’s something we can stand behind. Congratulations, Owens Corning, on your continued success, and thank you for everything that you do to ensure your products are high quality.
If you’re investigating what type of roofing material is right for your home, look no further than Owens Corning asphalt shingles. With multiple colors and styles available as well as extended warranties, you’ll be sure you’re getting a high-quality roof from a reputable company. As an award-winning Platinum Preferred Contractor, Westchase Roofing has received extra training in the Total Protection Roofing System and is committed to values espoused by Owens Corning and their quest for excellence. To learn more about why we believe Owens Corning asphalt shingles are the best choice for your roof, call us today.