Global Marketing Director
Todd Jarvis serves as global marketing director for Shaw Industries' Commercial Division with responsibility for all countries outside the United States. Todd is Shaw Contract's representative on the WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board.
Prior to Shaw, Jarvis led the American Woodmark Corporation team responsible for becoming the only cabinetry manufacturer with Green Approved Products under the U.S. National Association of Homebuilders' (NAHB) Green Building Standard. At Armstrong World Industries, Todd oversaw the company's entry into sustainable products with the North American launch of Marmorette natural cork-based linoleum. He has worked with many leading NGO's, particularly in the field of relief and development, to help them achieve their missions around the globe.
While earning an MBA at the University of Maryland in Washington, DC, Jarvis joined Net Impact, a San Francisco based non-profit that teaches business students about the latest in sustainability, corporate responsibility, and social entrepreneurship, and how they can use their skills towards a career for good.
Shaw Contract is the primary global commercial brand of Shaw Industries, the world’s largest carpet manufacturer. Shaw revolutionised environmental stewardship by investing millions of dollars (US) in infrastructure to design and manufacture environmentally responsible products, resulting in:
- The world’s first Cradle to Cradle certified flooring products. Read more ...
- PVC-free and Bitumen-free carpet tile, optimized for human health and safety.
- The industry’s largest carpet reclamation program, reclaiming over 270 million kg of carpet since 2006. * The first sustainability report in the industry, published annually following GRI guidelines.
- A strong commitment to reduce waste 100% and design all products adhering to Cradle to Cradle protocols.
Shaw Industries is a Berkshire Hathaway company, giving Shaw Contract access to the best talent, capital and resources in the industry. By leveraging this financial strength and expertise, the brand has received a record number of design awards and was recognised among Contract magazine’s top ten "Brands that Inspire."
For more information, visit www.shawcontractgroup.com.
In this special 'in conversation' piece, AkzoNobel's Chris Cook and Shaw Contract's Todd Jarvis talk to Terri Wills, CEO of WorldGBC, about the “circular economy” approach to business.Read more >
Shaw Contract has relaunched a completely recyclable carpet range designed in collaboration with renowned architect and designer William McDonough, the champion of Cradle to Cradle™ design.Read more >