MONROE, Mich., Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — La-Z-Boy today announced it is the recipient of the 2020 Award of Excellence – Making an Impact from the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM), the global leader in supply chain learning, transformation, innovation and leadership. Darrell Edwards, SVP and Chief Operating Officer, will be featured in a LinkedIn Live interview on Tuesday, October 20, at 1:00 p.m. Central.
La-Z-Boy received the award for its commitment to record-breaking safety performance, sustainability through environmental health and stewardship, and numerous philanthropic and volunteer initiatives within its communities. The company currently has eight zero-waste-to-landfill-endorsed facilities, 97% of its manufacturing waste is reused or recycled, and water conservation efforts have reduced usage by more than 25,000,000 gallons a year.
Edwards said, “We are honored to have received this prestigious award from the ASCM. While our commitment to crafting products that meet or exceed industry standards for quality and safety is of supreme significance, we are equally committed to the environment and integrating sustainable business practices throughout our operations. With our employees among our greatest assets, their safety and wellness are paramount to our culture as we go to work each day. And, we are proud to follow the example set by our company’s founders more than 90 years ago to enhance the quality of life in the communities in which we live and serve through leadership, financial contributions and volunteer efforts.”
The ASCM Award of Excellence — Making an Impact recognizes an initiative that creates a better world through supply chain as a result of pioneering corporate social responsibility, proven business integrity and an unwavering focus on sustainability.
This news release is just one part of La-Z-Boy’s financial disclosures and should be read in conjunction with other information filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which is available at: https://lazboy.gcs-web.com/financial-information/sec-filings. Investors and others wishing to be notified of future La-Z-Boy news releases, SEC filings and quarterly investor conference calls may sign up at: https://lazboy.gcs-web.com/.
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