(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) August 18, 2010
- USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) announced the availability of its annual Corporate Sustainability Report. The voluntary report, titled Building in Harmony, introduces and describes USG's approach to sustainability and the company's commitment to responsible business practices. USG's 2009 Corporate Sustainability Report can be accessed at USG's Web site, http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/USG/2010/?ID=32395
Sustainable development can be described as the practice of efficiently using energy and natural resources to meet current needs without compromising the needs of future generations. USG defines sustainability as balancing economic, environmental and social factors to guide business decisions creating long term value for the corporation, its stakeholders and society.
The report, organized in three sections--environmental, social and economic sustainability, reviews USG's efforts throughout the past year and describes some of the company's future objectives.
USG Corporation is a manufacturer and distributor of high-performance building systems through its United States Gypsum Company, USG Interiors, Inc. and L&W Supply Corporation and other subsidiaries. Headquartered in Chicago, USG's worldwide operations serve the residential and non-residential construction markets, repair and remodel construction markets, and industrial processes. USG's wall, ceiling, flooring and roofing products provide leading-edge building solutions for customers, while L&W Supply center locations efficiently stock and deliver building materials nationwide. For additional information, visit the USG Web site at http://www.usg.com/