Howard Williams manages and directs the business activities of the Construction Specialties (C/S) Interiors Division (United States, Latin and South America). Howard initiated the Interiors Division’s environmental program in 1990, and the division received the 2003 Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence for reducing its use of persistent organic pollutants, hazardous air pollutants and solid waste, and for building reuse. Howard is an active member of BizNGO for Safer Chemicals and Sustainable Materials and leads the Interior Division’s chemicals policy implementation, MBDC Cradle-to-Cradle product certification, environmental education and carbon sequestration initiatives. He participated in United Nations Environment Programme, Chemicals in Products Workshop in Geneva and its Open Ended Working Group Meeting in Belgrade. He is LEED AP certified, a member of the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council, and serves on the Center for International Environmental Law’s Innovation Advisory Council. Together with Chris Youssef, Peter Syrett and Carolyn Roose of Perkins+Will, Howard initiated the C/S and PW development of the C/S Transparency product life/ingredient labeling program.