Owens Corning is recognized as a leading global producer of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composites. Our global team has earned many accolades for this work.
As of 2017, Owens Corning has been recognized as a Fortune® 500 company for 63 consecutive years.
Owens Corning was named by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies. The company is one of only three honorees in the Construction & Building Materials industry, underscoring its commitment to leading with integrity and prioritizing ethical business practices.
Owens Corning was one of 25 global companies on CDP’s A List for both climate and water. This recognizes actions in 2016 to manage environmental risks, cut carbon emissions, and enhance water stewardship. Formerly known as Carbon Disclosure Project, the U.K.-based CDP works with investors, companies and policymakers to reduce GHG emissions and safeguard water resources and forests.
Several Thermafiber® mineral wool insulation products and their supporting design and installation services earned SAFETY Act Designation from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Use of these products and services will provide building professionals with liability protection in the unfortunate event of an act of terrorism on their structure.
Three types of commercial and residential insulation were independently certified as made with renewable energy. These products are the first ever to meet the requirements of SCS Global Services’ certification protocol to validate electricity used to make them is 100% wind powered, which, in turn, reduces their carbon footprint.
Owens Corning received asthma & allergy friendly® certification for its Pure Safety™ high performance insulation – the building products industry’s first product to earn the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). Pure Safety™ insulation has up to 65% less dust than comparable insulation and is mold and mildew resistant.
Owens Corning’s internship program ranked among the top 50 in the U.S. for the 3rd year in a row, according to Vault.com. To compile the 2018 ranking, Vault surveyed 12,000 interns across the U.S., covering quality of life, compensation and benefits, career development, and full-time employment prospects. Owens Corning also ranked #2 in technology and engineering internships.
In 2017, for the 8th year in a row, Owens Corning earned placement in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in recognition of its sustainability initiatives. The DJSI World Index is an elite listing of the world’s largest companies based on long-term economic, environmental and social criteria.
Computerworld editors named the 100 Best Places to Work in IT based on such factors as benefits, diversity, career development, training and retention. The list also includes results from an employee satisfaction survey. In 2017, Owens Corning ranked #2 in the Large Organizations category.
Owens Corning was ranked #25 on Corporate Responsibility Magazine's annual list for 2017. Companies on the list are ranked in seven categories: environment, employee relations, climate change, human rights, community support, financial performance and governance.
Owens Corning received a perfect score on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index. The company earned 100 percent for the 13th time on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual scorecard. The foundation works to achieve LGBT equality. Owens Corning’ employee-led affinity groups work to advance the company's commitment to inclusiveness; they include African American Resource Group, Connections, GLBTA, Multicultural Network, and Women's Information Network.
Owens Corning earned a gold class rating for the 4th year in a row and was named the industry leader in the building products sector in the 2017 RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook. The yearbook looks at performance across such factors as volunteerism, energy and emissions reduction, production efficiency, customer and supplier collaboration, and talent development.
Owens Corning was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year-Energy Management Award. The award highlights the company’s efforts to improve the energy efficiency of its domestic facilities.
Owens Corning was recognized as a global leader in leadership development, according to Chief Executive magazine. Owens Corning ranked #11 on the 2016 Best Companies for Leaders list. Criteria included CEO commitment to leadership development, depth of the leadership bench (percent of senior and middle management positions filled internally), and shareholder value performance.
Owens Corning received the highest honor of the National Safety Council in 2014, the Green Cross for Safety medal. NSC presents the award annually to an organization with outstanding safety performance and a commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities where its employees work and live.
Owens Corning was recognized by 2020 Women on Boards for having 25 percent women on its board. The goal of the 2020 Women on Boards campaign, which began in 2010, is to raise the percentage of women on corporate boards in the United States to 20 percent or more by the year 2020.
Forbes America’s Best Employers
Owens Corning ranked 138th among 500 employers on the Forbes list of America's Best Employers for 2016. Forbes surveyed more than 30,000 workers at corporations, universities, and government agencies that employ 5,000 or more. The survey asked people about the likelihood of recommending their employer to others, as well as how they felt about other employers in their industry.
Owens Corning was ranked #25 on Aon Hewitt's Top Companies for Leaders® - North America list. Top companies share five key characteristics in their leadership approach: assessment, awareness, resilience, engaging leadership and sustainability.