Ashley Furniture earns sustainability award
AShely Furniture wins sustainability award.

Ashley Furniture wins sustainability award, was ranked 7th on Deloitte's listg of the 75 top firms in Wisconsin. 

ARCADIA, Wis.— Ashley Furniture Industries earned a distinguished performer award in the Sustainability category from the global firm of Deloitte, which recognized Ashley as a “green” corporation that balances economic growth, social equity, and environmental management. 

Ashley also ranked No. 7 on Deloitte’s Wisconsin 75 listing of the 75 largest private companies in Wisconsin, based on sales revenue. 

“Our commitment to the environment goes beyond our facilities and into our communities. While Ashley Furniture is driven to be the best home furnishings company, we are also committed to being sustainable and efficient for the betterment of our employees, our customers, and our communities,” said Todd Wanek, president and CEO, Ashley Furniture Industries. “Sustainable practices can be simple changes to everyday process, big or small, it all adds up. If we each make an effort, our country and our world will share the benefits.” 

The company builds their facilities and improves operations with the environment top of mind; including reducing waste, enhancing the products they manufacture, and improving the environment. A few key projects that have propelled Ashley in the direction of long-term sustainability include: facility lighting styles, nation-wide solar panel installations – with nearly 45,000 panels installed to date, tree planting efforts and more. 


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