Leonardo Academy's Cleaner and Greener program has announced that Milliken & Co. meets its stringent standards for certification. The program supports the use of markets as a tool for reducing pollution and increasing energy efficiency and renewable energy.

A Cleaner and Greener certified company or organization must reach environmental requirements at four of five levels. Milliken's achievements include: 47 manufacturing sites which do not send waste to landfills, all United States and European operations have achieved ISO 14001 certification, and all plants have a Milliken Quality Energy Process that includes energy audits and corrective action or improvements. For more information, visit www.cleanerandgreener.org.