Interface Recognized with 2020 U.N. Global Climate Action Award
Atlanta, GA, October 28, 2020-The United Nations’ Climate Change Team announced on October 27 that Interface is a winner of the 2020 UN Global Climate Action Awards.
This awards program, spearheaded by the Momentum for Change initiative at UN Climate Change, showcases climate change leadership by nations, businesses, investors, cities, regions and civil society as a whole. Interface is one of 13 award-winning projects recognized for its innovative efforts to address climate change and help drive forward progress on many other sustainable development goals.
Interface’s From Mission Zero to Climate Take Back: How Interface is Transforming its Business to Have Zero Negative Impact project is a winner in the award’s Climate Neutral Now category, which highlights efforts to achieve carbon neutrality by measuring and reducing emissions. Key Interface successes in this arena include reducing the carbon footprint of its carpet by 74% since 1996 and reducing the intensity of market-based GHG emissions at Interface carpet manufacturing sites by 96% since 1996.