The Sustainable Furnishings Council, the home furnishings industry’s leading advocate for sustainability in sourcing, manufacturing, marketing and sales, has updated its Exemplary Manufacturer Requirements. The newly revised requirements offer meaningful standards that acknowledge the achievements and guide the decisions of businesses committed to sustainability and healthful homes.
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SFC is pleased to announce Carl Davis Jr. will lead the organization’s development efforts in 2014.
SFC and Toxic Free NC have partnered to organize “real reform” for the use of safer chemicals in North Carolina manufactured products. http://toxicfreenc.blogspot.com/2013/10/safer-products-better-business.html
Social media-driven consumer campaign aims to raise awareness about sustainable home furnishings among home furnishings enthusiasts and purchasers
Chapel Hill, NC — The Sustainable Furnishings Council and Hearst Corporation’s House Beautiful and ELLE DECOR brands are taking to the streets of New York in 2014 to
raise awareness about sustainable design.
Beginning in March 2014, select SFC members will be featured in House Beautiful’s
hugely successful and popular Social Media Color Celebration and Chair Chase
Check out our latest The Guide to Green at HPM map highlighting our members that will be showing at HPM this fall, Oct 19-23. Member events are also on this but click here to view more events on our calendar.
Sustainable Furnishings Council hosts a luncheon and panel discussion of their 2013 Green Home Furnishings Study, their 5th annual study of the subject. The study was sponsored by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and conducted by Impact Consulting. The survey results show that consumers are more and more aware of environmental issues, but they need to be educated about their choices in home furnishings. Though 55% of those surveyed had bought eco-friendly
Sustainable Furnishings Council Releases Exclusive Consumer
Research Report, “2013 Green Home Furnishings Study”
Results underscore need for continuing education on the part of home furnishings retailers and manufacturers; pacesetter Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams underwrites study; Atlanta-based Impact Consulting Services conducts survey.
Sustainable Furnishings Council and Elon University To Host One-Day Seminar, "Innovations in Sustainable Furnishings: The Road Ahead," on Sept. 20
Distinguished speakers include Mitchell Gold, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams; Jason Phillips, The Phillips Collection; Robin Wilson, Robin Wilson, Robin Wilson Home