Through Its Home for Good Project, Cornerstone Building Brands Has Donated More Than $2.8M in Cash and Building Products to Help Families Secure Affordable Housing
CARY, N.C., December 08, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cornerstone Building Brands, the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America, is pleased to announce it has been awarded the 2022 "Social Impact Award" by the Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC) for its Home for Good project. Presented to one VSC member each year, the award recognizes a member’s strong commitment to community through an outstanding project or program that addresses a social concern.
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Since 2016, Cornerstone Building Brands' Home for Good project has helped build affordable housing for more than 600 families in 90 communities. (Photo: Business Wire)
Cornerstone Building Brands’ Home for Good project is a multi-year initiative that provides exterior building products to Habitat for Humanity to aid in the building of affordable housing for low-income families. Since 2016, the Home for Good project has donated more than $2.8 million in cash and residential building products as well as hundreds of employee volunteer hours to aid in the construction of more than 600 homes in 90 communities.
"We are honored to receive VSC’s Social Impact Award recognizing the impact that our annual donation of residential building products has on hundreds of families in need of an affordable place to call home," said Rose Lee, President and CEO of Cornerstone Building Brands. "As the affordable housing crisis continues across America, we are committed to positively contributing to the communities where we live, work and play by helping to build stronger, more beautiful and sustainable communities that support access to home ownership for families at all income levels."
"Giving back to the communities where you live and work is an important aspect of social sustainability," said Jay Thomas, executive director of the Vinyl Sustainability Council. "Cornerstone Building Brands’ commitment to providing affordable housing is having a positive effect on thousands of lives. It is an honor to present them with the 2022 Social Impact Award."
Throughout 2021, the company partnered with Habitat for Humanity to support long-term recovery from natural disasters, providing fortified products, such as impact windows and performance siding, that are more resistant to natural disasters.
As a member of VSC, Cornerstone Building Brands joins more than 50 other organizations in advancing sustainable performance throughout the vinyl value chain. Together, VSC members are establishing baselines and determining goals to track and report on the vinyl industry’s progress.
To learn more about the Home for Good project and its impact on local communities, visit www.homeforgoodproject.com.
About the Vantage Vinyl Sustainability Council
The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), founded in 2016 in partnership with the Vinyl Institute, is a council created to advance the vinyl industry’s efforts in addressing sustainability. The VSC is a collaborative platform for companies, organizations and other industry stakeholders to come together to create a sustainable development path for the industry. For more information, please visit vantagevinyl.com/vinyl-sustainability-council.
About Cornerstone Building Brands
Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products by sales for residential and low-rise non-residential buildings in North America. Headquartered in Cary, N.C., we serve residential and commercial customers across the new construction and repair and remodel markets. Our market-leading portfolio of products spans vinyl windows, vinyl siding, stone veneer, metal roofing, metal wall systems and metal accessories. Cornerstone Building Brands’ broad, multichannel distribution platform and expansive national footprint includes more than 20,000 employees at manufacturing, distribution and office locations throughout North America. Corporate stewardship and environmental, social and governance (ESG) responsibility are embedded in our culture. We are committed to contributing positively to the communities where we live, work and play. For more information, visit us at www.cornerstonebuildingbrands.com.
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