Mohawk Honors Earth Day and Green Seal Affiliation
Earth Day 2014 Initiatives
Environmental commitment, social responsibility and corporate stewardship are woven into the fabric of Mohawk’s culture and business practices.
Mohawk will recognize Earth Day 2014 by encouraging employees to participate in the company’s fourth annual Earth Day clean-ups. Employees at all Mohawk locations (Cohoes, Waterford and Albany, NY and Saybrook, OH) will be encouraged to clean up community areas outside of their workplaces.
From simple activities like desk-side recycling, to designing and providing a unique Environmental Calculator on the company’s website, to complex decisions about manufacturing techniques, energy choices and vendor selection, nothing is left unexamined by Mohawk.
Mohawk takes pride in the company’s numerous environmental partnerships and certifications, including longstanding alliances with:
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Green Power Partnership
- EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership
- Center for Resource Solutions Green-e Marketplace
- Green Seal
- The Rainforest Alliance
- The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
For more information about Mohawk’s environmental and sustainable business practices, visit http://www.mohawkconnects.com/company/environment.
For more information on Green Seal, visit http://www.greenseal.org. For information on U.S. EPA SmartWay, visit http://www.epa.gov/smartway/.
Mohawk is North America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers and envelopes which are preferred for commercial and digital printing, photo specialties and high-end direct mail. Mohawk fine papers and envelopes include the signature brands Mohawk Superfine and Strathmore, as well as proprietary treatments Inxwell and i-Tone. With a culture of innovation, Mohawk’s business model now extends beyond paper manufacturing into new areas of growth, including digital substrates and web-based software platforms, which connect designers and printers to new markets.
As a leader in environmentally and socially responsible business practices, Mohawk was the first U.S. manufacturer of commercial printing papers to match 100 percent of its electricity with wind power renewable energy credits and the first U.S. premium paper mill to shift toward carbon neutral production. Mohawk’s portfolio of fine papers includes many grades that are certified by Green Seal and/or the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
Mohawk is a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated business based in Cohoes, New York, with global sales and operations located throughout North America, Europe and Asia.