Here’s how we’re protecting the planet, from mindful manufacturing to energy efficiency.
We’re committed to positive change for our customers and the communities we call home.
Goals, milestones & measurements
In our Operations (Scopes 1 & 2) by 2025
Across our Value Chain (Scopes 1, 2 & 3) by 2030
With the Arbor Day Foundation by 2023
$10M in Fair Trade Premiums & $50M in Nest Certified Products by 2025
75% of Products from Suppliers with Worker Wellbeing Programs by 2030
Represent One or More Social/Environmental Initiatives by 2030
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We remain the only exclusive home-furnishings retailer featured on the list.
We’re proud to announce that Williams-Sonoma, Inc. has been included in the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI).
WSI was named as one of America’s Most Responsible Companies.
Recognition & Awards
We’re proud to be recognized as a sustainable leader in our industry
Resources & Reporting
We publish our progress annually with CDP disclosures and Impact Reports, and we track our emissions against science-based climate targets. These reports are informed by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) as well as business goals and industry benchmarking.
Policies & Disclosures
Look for these labels across our brands to shop products with purpose
The Global Organic Textile Standard is the foremost certification for responsible cotton sourcing.
The Forest Stewardship Council® is our gold standard for certification of healthy forest management and responsibly sourced timber.
Fair Trade Certified™ ensures products are made in a fair and safe factory, and their purchase contributes to the livelihood of the workers and their communities.
Products marked with this certification have been screened for over 1,000 harmful chemicals and VOCs, helping to contribute to cleaner indoor air quality.
STANDARD 100 certified products have been tested in an independent lab and verified to be safe from 1,000 harmful substances.
The Nest Seal denotes products that have been certified to support fair wages and healthy working conditions in small homes and workshops.
GLOBAL RECYCLED STANDARD (GRS)
The Global Recycled Standard (GRS) sets requirements for third-party certification of recycled content, chain of custody, social and environmental practices, and chemical restrictions.
We’re a proud member of Better Cotton, whose mission is to help cotton communities thrive while restoring the environment. Better Cotton is sourced by a system of mass balance and is not physically traceable to end products.
“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