Green Power Partnership
|Sandy Alexander Inc.|
|Organization Type||Printing & Packaging|
|Percentage Green Power||100.0%|
|Purchasing Third-Party Certified Green Power Product?||Yes|
Sandy Alexander is recognized as a national leader in environmentally responsible graphic communication solutions. In 2006, Sandy Alexander became the first printer in the country to power its operations with 100% wind-generated electricity. Mike Graff, President and CEO stated, “Sandy Alexander believes that climate change is real, and is largely the result of human activity. Our focus is on achieving greater sustainability by improving the performance of our operations and our practices.” The company’s total commitment to wind energy is approximately 16.5 million kilowatt-hours annually, one of the largest such commitments in the printing and publishing sector. Sandy Alexander also releases on an annual basis a transparent Environmental Responsibility Report to stakeholders. The report reviews the company’s on-going programs and performance to reduce its environmental footprint. Sandy Alexander is also tri-certified for Chain-of-Custody sustainable paper (FSC, SFI, PEFC), SGP certified in its retail visual merchandising (RVM) facility, is ISO 14001 certified, and has been awarded the What They Think! Environmental Innovator of the Year Award for the design of its RVM/Wide & Grand facility.