Shaw Industries: EcoWorx and Cradle-To-Cradle Innovation in Carpet Tile

Darden Business Publishing Cases

ISSN: 2474-7890

Publication date: 20 January 2017

Abstract

This is a minicase, one of 10 in a set of short cases written to illustrate the business benefits companies realize through adopting sustainable business strategies. This minicase documents the technology and systems innovations behind Shaw's successful introduction of closed loop recyclable carpet tiles (EcoWorx), a disruptive innovation in the flooring industry.

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Larson, A. and York, J. (2017), "Shaw Industries: EcoWorx and Cradle-To-Cradle Innovation in Carpet Tile", Darden Business Publishing Cases. https://doi.org/10.1108/case.darden.2016.000277

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University of Virginia Darden School Foundation

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