President & Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific at Interface Inc reconfirms his commitments to sustainable growth and a shared economy
Ahead of the Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit Asia Rob Coombs, who is President & Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific at Interface Inc., has reiterated his commitment to sustainability.
When talking to Ethical Corporation Rob said: “As a business in the pursuit of sustainability for nearly half our lifetime, we see this as an exciting opportunity for greater collaboration and partnership to drive sustainable growth and a shared economy.”
Interface is the first global carpet tile manufacturer to offer recycling in Asia. Examples of their sustainable work includes the inclusive business project Net-Works, which allows discarded fishing nets to go back into the global supply chain, to empower local communities and to conserve the environment. To date, Net-Works have collected 41,437 kgs (91,353 lbs) of discarded fishing nets in 14 collection sites in Danajon Bank and the Bantayan Islands.
“Events like RBS Asia bring together not just the NGOs and policy makers, but also businesses like ours to share experiences and best practices to accelerate solutions for a more sustainable future for all of us” – says CEO Asia Pacific at Interface.
Rob Coombs is speaking at the Responsible Business Summit Asia in Singapore on May 6-7, where further insights into the company’s CSR approaches are to be shared with 100+ regional senior executives. Other brands speaking at the Summit include; Adidas Group, Cargill, Singtel, Vedanta Resources and more.Asia Asia column business model CEO interview CSR CSR Asia