Recognizing excellence in the home furnishings and bedding industries through commitment to sustainable business practices, social responsibility and profitable growth.

The purpose of the Sage Award is to seek out, discover and recognize true industry innovators from whom others can learn. Award applicants will demonstrate wisdom, experience and leadership within the home furnishings industry in the areas of sustainable business practices, social responsibility and profitable growth.

Sponsored by the American Home Furnishings Alliance in partnership with Cargill BiOH® polyols, the Sage Award is founded on the belief that environmental excellence is an ongoing journey requiring flexibility, insight and constant learning. The annual


Award honors businesses that demonstrate a passion for and a sustained commitment to
that journey.

Entries are evaluated by an independent panel of judges from the home furnishings and bedding industries, as well as from environmental and social organizations. Company names are removed from the entry documents to allow a blind evaluation of each entry. Applicants need not be AHFA members nor users of Cargill's BiOH® polyols to enter.



Deadline for 2009 entries is 5 p.m. (EST) September 4, 2009.

Overview of Sage Award Criteria

2009 Sage Award Entry Form
 
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