MARK Takes Action
Read on to understand how MARK Architectural Lighting and the products we produce work to reduce our impact on the environment.
How We Make Our MARK
We reclaim and reuse water in our operations
We recycle scrap from our operations to preserve resources
We conserve electricity and natural gas at our facilities by reducing and avoiding waste
MARK Architectural Lighting, like our parent Acuity Brands, places a high value on sustainability. Together we coordinate Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) efforts to increase transparency, improve operations, and to educate and engage – through EarthLIGHT.
EarthLIGHT is a detailed and comprehensive review of our shared commitments, actions, and results.
Everyone Cares, MARK Takes Action. To learn more, download the EarthLIGHT report from Acuity Brands.
Reducing the Environmental Impact of Our Product Solutions
Percentage of MARK Architectural products sold that utilize digital LED technology
Estimated reduction in energy use by Acuity Brands customers’ resulting from use of Acuity Brand nLight® lighting controls, such as occupancy sensors, daylight harvesting, and dimming
Customer carbon avoidance from Acuity Brands products sold 2020-23. Savings equal to elimination of 6.1 coal-fired power plants for one year
Million Metric Tons
Overall reduction in energy emissions FY19-23 by Acuity Brands facilities
Estimated reduction in Acuity Brands carbon emissions associated with key inputs: steel, cardboard, and diesel fuel from FY22 to FY23
Percentage of supplied materials sources within 30 miles of MARK manufacturing facility
Driving Efficient Use of Raw Materials
The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has verified Acuity’s net-zero science-based target – to reach net-zero GHG emissions across our value chain by 2040. This goal is in alignment with our goal of selling more products and solutions to help save energy and reduce carbon emissions while reducing our own operating costs.
Homes for one year
CO2 Emissions From
Passenger vehicles driven for one year
Greenhouse Gas Emissions From
Acres of U.S. forest in one year
Carbon Sequestered by
100 Million Metric Tons of Carbon Avoided
As a result of Acuity Brands projected 2020-2030 sales of LED luminaires, controls and building control systems over less efficient sources and systems, customers will avoid as many as 100 million metric tons of carbon emissions. This is equivalent to:
How We Make Our MARK
MARK Architectural is on the way to net-zero emissions by 2040.
Empowering our customers to make a difference means sharing information and offering transparency. Learn about our commitment to material transparency and what that means to you.
MARK Architectural Lighting engages our industry to influence the development of technology and sustainable lighting practices. Explore the organizations where we make our MARK.
As part of the Acuity Brands family, we at MARK Architectural Lighting focus on sustainability as it relates to our business, our customers, and our industry.