TITLE

AHFA creates Sage Award for sustainable practices

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;5/19/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 36, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the creation of the Sage Award by the American Home Furnishings Alliance to recognize sustainable business practices, social responsibility and profitable growth in the furniture industry in the U.S. A manufacturer, designer or retailer who demonstrates leadership in reducing the industry's environmental footprint and expands its positive social impact will be honored by the award. BiOH polyols, a Ccirgill product that uses vegetable oils will sponsor the award.
ACCESSION #
32113023

 

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