All four Shutterfly manufacturing facilities become SGP certified
The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications, announced today certification of all four Shutterfly manufacturing facilities. Shutterfly in Ft. Mill, SC was the first to obtain certification in late 2020. Since then, the remaining locations in Plano, TX, Shakopee, MN, and Tempe, AZ achieved certified SGP Facility status.
“At Shutterfly, we are taking action to reduce our impact and make sustainable practices become a habit in our operations,” said Dwayne Black, chief of operations, Shutterfly. “We are finding ways to become more energy-efficient, reuse, repurpose and recycle more and use less. Becoming SGP certified validates that we have created a successful foundation for delivering a great customer experience while doing better for the planet.”
“Shutterfly’s commitment to sustainable print operations cannot be overstated. We are pleased to welcome all four manufacturing facilities into the SGP Community,” said Jonathan Graham, SGP chair and TE Connectivity representative. “As the leading online platform for photography and personalized products, Shutterfly furthers its leadership and commitment to a sustainable future. This is a milestone for SGP and Shutterfly as we are committed to leaving our world in a better place.”
Print facilities and printing industry suppliers interested in eliminating waste, reducing energy consumption, transitioning to sustainable materials, and winning new business from organizations that require sustainable printing practices should visit www.sgppartnership.org/certification to learn more about becoming SGP certified.
About Shutterfly.: The Shutterfly family of brands together make up the leading online retail and manufacturing platform for photography and personalized products. Shutterfly is organized into three divisions: Consumer, Lifetouch and Shutterfly Business Solutions. The Shutterfly consumer division helps people make and create products with meaning including cards, stationery, photo books, gifts and home décor. Premium offerings are available from the Tiny Prints boutique and Snapfish store with photo gifts, invitations, stationery and more, as well as the Spoonflower global marketplace for custom home décor. Shutterfly also offers an iPhone and Android app subscription service with GrooveBook that prints and ships a book with up to 100 photos every month. Lifetouch has been the national leader in school photography for more than 85 years and serves more people through partnerships with portrait studios, including JCPenney Studios. BorrowLenses offers high-quality photography and video equipment rentals for aspiring photographers. And for enterprise needs, Shutterfly Business Solutions delivers digital printing services that enable efficient and effective customer engagement through personalized communications and services. Shutterfly is majority-owned by certain investment funds managed directly or indirectly by Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE: APO) and its subsidiaries and affiliates. www.shutterflyinc.com
About SGP: The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) is the only certification organization promoting sustainability in all printing processes throughout the United States and Canada. SGP promotes a sustainable print supply chain through best practices, innovation, information sharing and validation. The SGP program encompasses the three pillars of sustainability – people, planet, and profit. SGP partners include 3M, tesa tape North America, Cooley/Group, EFI, EMG, FLEXcon, Laird Plastics, New Leaf Paper, Nvent Marketing, Piedmont Plastics, Polymershapes, Sun Chemical, REI, ANN Inc., BrandKey Graphics, Snowball Print Marketing, major print organizations, academic institutions, and other leading companies. www.sgppartnership.org