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VWS Receives High Sustainability Award 2 Years in a Row

VWS 2021 SFC NWF Award


High Sustainability Award on the Wooden Furnishings Scorecard

This requires a celebration! Your folks at Vermont Woods Studios have earned the very best honor given by the Sustainable Furnishings Council SFC and the Nationwide Wildlife Federation NWF.   It’s the High Scorer Award on the Wooden Furnishings Scorecard and we’ve gained it 2 years in a row.  SFC and NWF are non-profits working to enhance environmental outcomes within the furnishings trade. Their scorecard acknowledges furnishings retailers for implementing sturdy insurance policies that drive accountable wooden sourcing practices by means of their provide chains. Solely a handful of corporations on the earth have achieved High Scorer recognition and we’re honored to be amongst them.

VWS received the top Sustainability award from SFC and NWF

Recognition on the 2021 Fall Excessive Level Market

Sustainability award presentation at the Fall 2021 High Point Market

Final week we joined a panel of consultants on the world’s largest furnishings commerce present in Excessive Level, NC.  Dialogue centered round enhancements the furnishings trade should make within the space of wooden sourcing. From left to proper: Breegan Jane of HGTV, Peggy Farabaugh of Vermont Woods Studios, Amy Vernon of LazyBoy and Susan Inglis, Govt Director of the Sustainable Furnishings Council SFC.

Why is This Sustainability Award Essential?

The furnishings trade is the third largest shopper of wooden globally (behind the development and paper industries). Demand for wooden has pushed international deforestation to the purpose the place it’s a main reason for local weather change. We can’t stem international warming with out sourcing wooden extra responsibly. The sustainability award acknowledges corporations of all sizes which can be working to enhance their wooden sourcing.  This recognition, together with different SFC initiatives helps the furnishings trade transfer in a sustainable path.

VWS dining furniture is made with eco friendly North American hardwoods | Sustainability award

Accountable Wooden Sourcing at Vermont Woods Studios

At VWS, our coverage for accountable wooden sourcing got here earlier than we started constructing our first piece of furnishings.  We based the corporate in an effort to make use of Vermont’s stunning, sustainable furnishings as a approach to increase consciousness about the place wooden furnishings comes from. Most furnishings in at present’s market is made with wooden that’s unlawful or unsustainably harvested. We needed to offer an eco pleasant different. Learn extra about our Accountable Wooden Sourcing Coverage on our web site. See the total checklist of award winners at Furnishings At this time.


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