As the premier commercial brand of the world’s largest carpet manufacturer, Shaw Contract Group not only defines design through aesthetic elements, but also through superior performance, innovation and sustainability. Shaw Contract Group 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.
As a part of Shaw Industries, a Berkshire Hathaway company, Shaw Contract Group has access to the best talent, capital and resources in the industry. By leveraging this financial strength and expertise, the brand has received numerous design awards and was recognised among Contract magazine’s top ten “Brands that Inspire.” For more information, visit shawcontractgroup.com.
Eight exceptional green building projects and seven leading companies have been named finalists in the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC’s) inaugural Asia Pacific Regional Network Leadership Awards in Green Building.
Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance
The eight finalists in the Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance category were chosen for demonstrating innovation in green building. These developments were selected from a field of 57 green building projects from around the Asia Pacific region.
Da-Keng Elementary School (Taiwan)
Honda Wako Building (Japan)
Hotel Penaga (Malaysia)
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (Singapore)
Obayashi Techno-Station (Japan)
Ocean Financial Centre (Singapore)
Shenzhen IBR Headquarters (China)
Te Mirumiru (New Zealand)
Business Leadership in Sustainability
The seven companies selected in the Business Leadership in Sustainability category were chosen from a field of 55 companies. This category recognizes organizations that have made social, economic and environmental sustainability a central part of their business model.
ARUP (Hong Kong)
City Developments Limited (Singapore)
ITC Limited (India)
Keppel Land (Singapore)
Lend Lease Asia (Singapore)
Norman Disney & Young (Australia)
Swire Properties Limited (Hong Kong)
The winners in both categories were announced in Singapore at a gala dinner on 3 September 2014. Visit the 2014 awards page to see who won!