Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC) released its 2020 progress report highlighting the growth of the industry’s sustainability initiative.

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), which is advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, released today Collaborating for Better: 2020 Progress Report, a transparent view into the growth of the VSC’s industry sustainability initiative, +Vantage Vinyl™.

+Vantage Vinyl is a voluntary effort by member companies to contribute to and verify their commitment to the vinyl industry’s sustainability initiative. The program’s aim is to encourage performance improvements throughout the supply chain and to verify sustainable operations along the product’s entire value chain. The program recently completed its pilot phase and moved into an operational program. The report details the work that was completed to grow the program.

“Collaborating for Better: 2020 Progress Report documents the tremendous work that has been done by VSC members over the last year,” said Jay Thomas, VSC Executive Director. “The progress we’ve seen is the result of continued collaboration, which is what influenced the title of this year’s report. Our collaborative efforts don’t stop within our own membership though. We’ve also sought out partnerships with a variety of groups domestically and globally.”

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Collaborating for Better: 2020 Progress Report documents updates to the +Vantage Vinyl program, advancements in the three impact categories, and our global collaboration efforts.

Finally, the progress report spotlights the sustainability stories of 10 member companies that are demonstrating leadership in the industry by verifying to +Vantage Vinyl.

To view the publication, click here.

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

For additional information, please contact:
Susan Wade
Vice President of Marketing & Communications