“We have a special culture at Interface – it’s purpose-driven and includes a commitment to reducing environmental impacts, cultivating social responsibility, and operating with strong governance. Our global Interface team remains at the center of everything we do and how we design a purpose-driven business – one that leads with transparency, actionable data, and a drive to meet and exceed ambitious goals.

With a solid foundation in place, we are energized by our continued focus on ESG and look forward to working alongside our customers, partners, suppliers, and employees as we continue to transform business in a way that influences others in our industry and beyond to do the same.”

– Laurel Hurd, President & CEO, Interface

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ESG at Interface

We aim to create a climate fit for life and inspire bold actions that deliver bold impact.

As a purpose-driven company, we continue to set aggressive targets in line with the level of action needed for sound corporate citizenship and environmental responsibility, which are critical to our long-term success.

Through Climate Take Back™ we are working ardently to halve our carbon emissions on an absolute basis across our full business and supply chain by 2030 and to become a carbon negative enterprise by 2040.

2021 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report

Interface embraces and supports core values in the areas of human rights, labor standards, environmental responsibility, and ethical practices. We have policies and actions in place that demonstrate our commitment to ESG and operating in an ethical and more sustainable manner that benefits all stakeholders – employees, customers, shareholders, and the environment.

Our 2021 ESG Report, Design With Purpose, highlights our progress to reduce environmental impacts, cultivate social responsibility, and operate with strong governance.

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Interface is a signatory to the UN Global Compact. Our sustainability goals and activities are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For more information on how our actions connect to the individual SDGs, see our ESG report here.

Interface is regularly recognized for our leadership in sustainability, design and innovation. Recent accolades and achievements include:

  • GlobeScan SustainAbility Leaders Report – Top Leader (1998-2022). Interface was ranked in the top ten companies globally who are integrating sustainability into their business. See report here.
  • Edie Sustainability Leaders Awards (2022) – Product Innovation Of The Year Award: Interface’s carbon negative carpet tiles. See report here.
  • America’s Most Responsible Companies (2022). Interface was listed as #134 on Newsweek’s annual list of America’s Most Responsible Companies. See report here.
  • Fortune Change the World (2021). Interface was ranked 25th on this list of companies tackling today’s challenges with innovative responses. See report here.
  • BUILDINGS and Interiors+Sources (2021) Purpose Awards – Winner: Interface’s Embodied Beauty collection. 
  • United Nations Global Climate Action Award (2020)

“Sustainability is core to Interface’s DNA and drives decision making across many facets of its business – including corporate responsibility, human capital management, safety, ethical behavior, and corporate governance. The Board of Directors is committed to supporting Interface as it creates a sustainable business model for itself and for the Earth.”

– Chris Kennedy, Lead Independent Director

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