Embracing Sustainability

At Cornerstone Building Brands, corporate stewardship is a responsibility that is deeply embedded in our 70-year history. Our sustainable business practices have given us the staying power to make a real difference in countless cities and neighborhoods. Visit any community and look at the buildings in which people live, work and play: We provide the building materials—the cornerstones—to create these essential structures, both residential and commercial.


As North America’s largest manufacturer of exterior building products, Cornerstone Building Brands is uniquely positioned to make big and bold impacts on the communities we serve. Through this kind of reach, we leverage our ability to do more with less, increase efficiencies, reduce waste and improve the performance of every building our products touch.

But creating great building solutions is about more than producing industry-leading products; driven by our four core values—safety, innovation, teamwork and integrity—we strive to make a difference for our colleagues, customers and communities every day through initiatives such as charitable giving, employee assistance programs and local hiring.


At Cornerstone Building Brands, you’ll find a culture of equity and inclusiveness that fuels our success. Using our three Cs as guiding principles—Care for our Employees, Care for our Customers and Care for the Health of our Company—our team of more than 20,000 people is empowered to make impactful decisions every day. This requires innovative thinking, which is why we continually seek out diversity of thought and talent to shape and grow our ESG potentials, which we are proud to share here with our stakeholders.

A Message from our CEO

Everyone at Cornerstone Building Brands understands that our name was chosen with intention. Yes, we provide great exterior building products, but we are also deeply committed to transparency and continual improvement of our policies and practices with a shared purpose in mind: positively contributing to the communities where we live, work and play.

James S. Metcalf
James S. Metcalf
Executive Chairman

We are relentlessly committed to our customers and to creating great building solutions that enable people to grow and thrive. We believe that the performance of our products—as well as our manufacturing and business practices—are critical not only to the company’s overall growth and success, but also to realizing a goal of long-term sustainability.

When having discussions with our team members across the company, I always come away with a similar feeling: a fierce sense of pride that stems from the positive impact we have on communities and families across the continent.

Our core values and mission act as our guideposts in everything we do. As we look to the future, these principles will continue to help us respond decisively to new and shifting challenges in our world and communities and emerge a stronger company.


Our core values and mission act as our guideposts in everything we do.

Whether by assisting employees and communities with funds, grants and resources; or preserving our own business continuity as an essential critical infrastructure manufacturer; we’ve proven that no matter what the future brings, Cornerstone Building Brands is ready to respond, support, and thrive.

I invite you to learn more about our company and initiatives through this website and thank all our stakeholders for their continued support in helping us build better, more sustainable communities for us all.

Our ESG Footprint


Source: Cornerstone Building Brands - November 30, 2020