Good by Design

From our factories to your home, we strive for quality, safety and sustainability—for the planet we share, the people we serve and the purpose that unites us.

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OUR PILLARS

Here’s how we’re protecting the planet, from mindful manufacturing to energy efficiency.
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Climate & Energy
Responsible Materials
Waste & Circularity
Supporting our Claims

We’re committed to positive change for our customers and the communities we call home.
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Ethical Production
Worker Wellbeing
Investing in Employees

From local volunteering to industry-wide impact, we’re making a difference at home and beyond.
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Corporate Citizenship
Ethics & Oversight
Equality
Giving & Volunteering


Our Commitments

Goals, milestones & measurements

100%
Sustainably sourced cotton by 2021
100,000+
Workers in education & empowerment programs by 2020
75%
Landfill diversion across our company by 2021
50%
Sustainably sourced wood by 2021
100%
GREENGUARD certified company-produced furniture at Pottery Barn Kids by 2020
50%+
Of executive positions occupied by women

Our Stories

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Introducing: Pottery Barn Renewed

On average, more that 15 million tons of textile waste is generated in the U.S. each year, and in 2017 two thirds of that made its way to landfills across the country. At Williams-Sonoma, Inc., we recognize the importance of extending a


Accolades & Awards

We’re proud to be recognized as a sustainable leader in our industry


Shop Sustainably

Look for these labels across our brands to shop products with purpose

Organic

When you shop for cotton made without harmful chemicals or pesticides, you’re contributing to cleaner soil and waterways.

Sustainably Sourced

Choose recycled, reclaimed, alternative or responsibly harvested materials that meet high social and environmental standards.

Fair Trade Certified™

Help ensure fair and safe labor practices, improve livelihoods and empower workers to invest in their communities.

Certified Nontoxic

Products certified by GREENGUARD and STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® are tested for harmful chemicals and VOCs, so the air you breathe at home is cleaner.

Handcrafted

Celebrate and preserve craft traditions around the world by supporting ethical handcraft.

Local

Help small businesses grow, nurture talent and contribute to your community with locally-made products.


Policies & Disclosures


Assessing Our Impact

Our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy is aligned with 10 of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) , and we measure our progress against business goals, industry benchmarks, areas of impact and both U.S. and global standards for sustainability.


“We put the customer at the center of everything we do, every day. Their best interests are ours. That’s why we lead our industry in the creation of high-quality, safe and sustainable products.”

Laura Alber, CEO

Impact Reports

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