Mannington Further Embraces Sustainability with New Hire
Mannington Commercial has filled the newly created role of director of sustainability.
Architect Shane Totten joins the company, bringing with him more than a decade of sustainability policy, research and education leadership in both the private and public sectors.
“I’m excited to add this type of talent to focus specifically on our commercial business,” says Tom Pendley, president of Mannington Commercial. “Shane brings more than 30 years of experience in sustainable design, urban planning and architecture promoting regenerative principles throughout the design industry.”
Totten has spent much of his career focusing on developing and implementing outcomes that promote people, planet and profit. He has a comprehensive understanding of the challenges businesses face as they strive to minimize adverse impacts within a changing climate.
In his new role, Totten will work with industry partners on sustainability initiatives, product research and design, and sales and marketing by facilitating transformative thinking to shape the built environment and its impact on people and planet.
For more than 30 years, Mannington has been working to make a positive impact on the environment and communities it serves. The company offers a range of unique programs and benefits to help customers achieve their sustainability goals. Mannington is an active and supporting member of the Carpet America Recovery Effort, dedicated to the recycling and reuse of post-consumer carpet. The company is one of the 50 original Save Energy Now Leaders, now called Better Plants, working in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Energy.