Jun 28, 2023

Moore & Giles Embraces Sustainability: Going Solar Powered 

Lynchburg, Virginia – June 2023 – Moore & Giles, a renowned leader in the leather industry, proudly announces its commitment to sustainable practices by transitioning its operations to solar power. The company has completed the installation of a state-of-the-art solar energy system, marking a significant milestone in its ongoing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and promote environmental stewardship. 

By harnessing the power of the sun, Moore & Giles aims to minimize its reliance on non-renewable energy sources and contribute to a cleaner, greener future. The transition to solar power aligns with the company’s core values and its dedication to sustainable practices. 

The new solar energy system, implemented across Moore & Giles’ facilities in Lynchburg, Virginia, utilizes cutting-edge photovoltaic technology. With an extensive array of solar panels expertly placed on rooftops and other suitable areas, the company can generate a substantial amount of clean energy. This innovative initiative not only reduces the company’s greenhouse gas emissions but also substantially decreases its dependence on traditional electricity grids. 

“We are thrilled to announce our transition to solar,” said Beverly McAuley, senior director of sustainability and education at Moore & Giles. “At Moore & Giles, we are committed to responsible business practices, and this move underscores our dedication to the environment. By going solar, we aim to lead the way in sustainability and conservation within our industry while serving as an example for others to follow.” 

The decision to transition to solar power is part of Moore & Giles’ broader sustainability strategy, which includes responsible sourcing, waste reduction, and promoting ethical practices throughout its supply chain. The company remains dedicated to continuously improving its sustainability efforts and creating products that blend craftsmanship with environmental consciousness.