The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), is pleased to welcome CertainTeed to its membership.

WASHINGTON, DC – The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), a self-funded business council advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, is pleased to welcome CertainTeed to its membership.

“We’re excited to have CertainTeed join the Vinyl Sustainability Council,” said Jay Thomas, VSC Executive Director. “Their dedication to product stewardship and eco-innovation will be a great asset for the VSC and will open up many important discussions. We look forward to collaborating with CertainTeed and discussing the advancement of sustainability within the vinyl industry.”

CertainTeed, a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, headquartered in Malvern, PA is North America’s leading brand of interior and exterior building products including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, gypsum, and ceilings. They are committed to a sustainable future and their design team implements life cycle thinking to improve the sustainability of their products from the very beginning.

CertainTeed/Saint-Gobain is committed to carbon neutrality by 2050.  It is rooted in a long history of reducing their environmental impact. It is inseparable from their ambition to provide customers with solutions to help them decarbonize as well and to reduce their own environmental footprint. Their net zero carbon ambition is also a very concrete manifestation of their purpose, making the world a better home.

“As a leading brand for both interior and exterior building products, we are proud of our dedication to manufacture and build with environmentally responsible materials as a part of our pledge to product stewardship,” said Brian W. Kirn, Manager, R&D – Innovation & Sustainability. “We are thrilled to be working with the VSC and to continue our sustainable practices and advancements.”

The VSC is open for membership to any company within the North American vinyl value chain from resin manufacturer to product retailer. Members work together to develop and implement best practices and innovation in sustainability leading to continuous improvement throughout the industry. To learn more about the VSC and to become a member, please visit https://vantagevinyl.com/vinyl-sustainability-council/ 

About the Vinyl Sustainability Council 
The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), founded in 2016 in partnership with the Vinyl Institute, is a council created to advance the vinyl industry’s efforts in addressing sustainability. The VSC is a collaborative platform for companies, organizations and other industry stakeholders to come together to create a sustainable development path for the industry. For more information, please visit https://vantagevinyl.com/vinyl-sustainability-council/

About CertainTeed 
CertainTeed is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, gypsum, and ceilings. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company and now as a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. For more information, visit https://www.certainteed.com/.

For more information, contact:  
Susan Wade  
Vice President of Marketing & Communication  
202-765-2296  
swade@vinylinfo.org

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