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2015 Eco-Leaders

Green Builder's 2015 Eco-Leaders

We salute their accomplishments and encourage others to follow their lead.

Schneider Electric

Ingersoll Rand

LG Electronics

Royal Philips

Ford Motor Company

Mohawk Industries

SunPower

Fiberon

Fireclay Tile

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Green Builder Staff

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Fireclay Tile

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jul 2, 2015 12:13:56 PM

Fireclay employs approximately 105 people: 85 tile makers and 20 in sales and administration.

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Fiberon

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jul 2, 2015 11:59:53 AM

Fiberon’s reversible Horizon decking is a capped composite covered by 25-year warranties against damage, rot, staining and fading. It comes in several naturalistic wood tones, including ipe (shown here).

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SunPower

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jul 2, 2015 11:51:28 AM

Company Profile

Founded: 1985 by Dr. Richard Swanson
Headquarters: San Jose, CA
Leadership: Tom Werner, President and CEO
Products and Services: Design, manufacturing, monitoring and maintenance of solar installations for residential, commercial and utility customers; financing for residential and commercial arrays.
Employees: 6,320
Website: us.sunpower.com

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Mohawk Industries

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jul 2, 2015 11:32:28 AM

Company Profile

Founded: 1988 (formed after a leveraged buyout of the carpet manufacturing division of Mohasco Corporation)
Headquarters: Calhoun, GA
Leadership: Jeffrey Lorberbaum, Chairman and CEO
Products and Services: Commercial and residential flooring
Employees: 32,000+
Divisions: Carpet; Ceramic Tile; Laminate and Wood
Website: www.themohawkgroup.com; www.mohawkflooring.com

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Ford Motor Company

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jul 2, 2015 11:09:57 AM

Company Profile

Founded: 1903 by Henry Ford
Headquarters: Dearborn, MI Leadership: William Clay Ford, Jr., Executive Chairman; Mark Fields, President and CEO
Products and Services: Automobiles and automotive parts; luxury vehicles; commercial vehicles; vehicle leasing; vehicle service
Employees: 187,000 worldwide
Divisions: Ford; Lincoln
Website: www.ford.com

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Royal Philips

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jul 2, 2015 10:50:07 AM

Company Profile

Founded: 1891 by Gerard Philips and Frederik Philips
Headquarters: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Leadership: Frans van Houten, CEO
Products and Services: Healthcare equipment, lighting products, personal care, health and wellness products, domestic appliances
Employees: 108,000
Divisions: HealthTech; Lighting Solutions
Website: www.philips.com

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LG Electronics

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jul 2, 2015 10:24:56 AM

Company Profile

Founded: 1958 (as Goldstar) by In-hwoi Koo
Headquarters: Yeouido-dong, Seoul, South Korea and Englewood Cliffs, N.J. (LG Electronics USA)
Leadership: Bon-Joon Koo, Vice Chairman and CEO; William Cho, President and CEO (LG Electronics USA)
Products and Services: Consumer electronics; home appliances; telecommunications equipment
Employees: 82,000
Divisions: Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliances & Air Solutions, Energy Solutions and Vehicle Components
Website: www.lg.com

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Ingersoll Rand

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jul 2, 2015 9:39:04 AM

Company Profile

Founded: 1905 (formed by a merger of Ingersoll-Sergeant Drill Company and Rand Drill Company, both of which formed in 1871)
Headquarters: Davidson, N.C. (NA Headquarters and Corporate Center)
Leadership: Michael W. Lamach, Chairman and CEO
Products and Services: HVAC Equipment and services; complete compressed air systems, tools, pumps, material handling systems and comprehensive services; transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications, including trailers, truck bodies, buses, shipboard containers and rail cars; and small-wheel, zero-emissions electric vehicles.
Employees: 40,000+
Divisions/Brands: Ingersoll Rand, Trane, Thermo King and Club Car
Website: www.company.ingersollrand.com
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Schneider Electric

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jul 1, 2015 10:55:00 PM

Company Profile

Founded: 1836 by Adolphe and Eugene Schneider
Headquarters:  Rueil-Malmaison, France
Leadership: Jean Pascal-Tricoire, Chairman and CEO
Products and Services: Electricity distribution, automation management, service and components for energy management
Employees: 170,000+ in over 100 countries
Divisions/Markets: Infrastructure; Industry; IT; Partner & Building
Website: www.schneider-electric.com

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