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Sustainability

GAF is investing in our people, our planet, and progress for a more sustainable future.
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Sustainability report

Learn about our Sustainability Promise and our progress against our 2030 Planet Goals in our latest report.

Creating opportunities for our people - now and in the future.

From our employees, to the communities where we operate, to the contractors we work with, we are committed to creating opportunities to enhance lives and livelihoods.

Investing in the future of our planet by considering the long-term impact of our business

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Product Circularity

Establish a material take back program for recycled asphalt shingles with the goal of diverting 1 million additional tons of roofing materials from landfill annually by 2030, and establish a circular roofing economy.
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Operational Waste Diversion

Achieve 80% waste diversion rates across all manufacturing plants. Recycle 100% of PMW TPO or shingle scrap, and retain, recycle, or reuse mat scrap and cores.
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Carbon Emissions Reduct

Reduce our operational carbon emissions by improving energy efficiency, introducing renewable energy sources and exploring and/or innovating new technologies to remove carbon from the environment.
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Green Portfolio Expansion

Conduct Life Cycle Assessments all core GAF products, and drive product expansion in solar and non-asphaltic roofing products.

GAF Cool Community Project combats the urban heat island

GAF and StreetBond pavement coatings have partnered together in a first-of-its-kind initiative launched in the Pacoima neighborhood of Los Angeles, to develop insights on urban heat effects by assessing cooling strategies.

Learn more about GAF Cool Community

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To reach our goals, we will build on what we’ve started.

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GAF Energy

Our industry-leading portfolio of patents and products demonstrates how seriously GAF takes our commitment to making our products better, stronger, safer, and in more sustainable ways.

Sustainable building resources

Transparency is key to sustainable buildings. Get answers to your product questions, rating systems, regional codes, and more from our sustainability partners.