Team Spotlight

Hundreds of Andersen Corporation employees from around North America work to preserve and protect natural habitats 

BAYPORT, Minn., June 5, 2018 – Renewal by Andersen, along with its parent company Andersen Corporation, celebrated its fifth annual Nature Preservation Day this June. The event kicked off on World Environment Day and was followed by ten days of volunteer activities across North America. Andersen also marked this volunteer celebration with a $20,000 grant to The Nature Conservancy to help develop a forest restoration and resiliency plan. 

Nature Preservation Day is Andersen Corporation’s signature employee volunteer program focused on environmental education and hands-on learning to make the world a better place. Between June 5 and 15, more than 400 Andersen and Renewal by Andersen employees participated in volunteer activities to help restore and protect the natural environment. 

In total, 22 Nature Preservation Day events were conducted, with each event hosting activities that met the needs of the local community where Andersen operates. Activities ranged from clearing invasive species to planting trees and flowers, to park and water cleanup. 

“Andersen is celebrating 115 years of environmental stewardship and corporate citizenship to improve the communities in which we live and work,” said Andersen Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jay Lund. “Our year-round sustainability efforts not only improve our local communities but are good for the planet, our customers and our business.” 

Andersen deploys a comprehensive strategic approach to driving sustainable improvements across its value chain – from the forest, to its operations, to the home, to communities. 

“Nature Preservation Day provides employee volunteers with an opportunity to step outside of their daily routine and connect with nature in meaningful ways that also positively impact their local communities,” said Eliza Clark, director of sustainability and environmental with Andersen. “We hope our passion for corporate citizenship inspires others to take action to preserve our natural environment for future generations.”

Peggy Ladner, director of The Nature Conservancy in Minnesota, added, “By investing in the Minnesota Restoration and Resiliency Plan, Andersen Corporation is playing a pivotal role in enabling not only The Nature Conservancy, but numerous other organizations that will use the report to ensure that Minnesota’s precious and iconic forests can continue to thrive long into the future. We are grateful to the Andersen Corporation for our longstanding relationship.”

About The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at an unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. In Minnesota, The Nature Conservancy has helped protect more than 695,000 acres including Minnesota’s forests. To learn more, visit

About Renewal by Andersen

Renewal by Andersen LLC is the start-to-finish window replacement division of Andersen Corporation. The company offers a replacement process that includes an in-home consultation, custom manufacturing, and installation through one of the largest nationwide networks of window replacement specialists. For a complimentary in-home consultation, or to view more information about Renewal by Andersen visit

About Andersen Corporation

Headquartered in Bayport, Minnesota, Andersen Corporation and its subsidiaries manufacture and market window and door products under the Andersen®, Renewal by Andersen®, Silver Line®, American Craftsman®, EMCO®, Weiland®, MQ™ and Heritage™ brands. Andersen, a privately held company, was founded in 1903 and employs more than 12,000 people with manufacturing sites in North America and Europe. Andersen has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. Visit us at

# # #
Media Contact:
Adam May
“Andersen” and all other marks are trademarks of Andersen Corporation.

Featured Video: Indoor Air Quality

You spend most of your time indoors, so it stands to reason that the air in your home should be fresh and free of contaminants like VOCs, right? 

After all, it has been well documented that exposure to poor indoor air can contribute to health problems including headaches, asthma, dizziness, and prolonged chemical sensitivities.

At Renewal by Andersen, we are committed to doing our part when it comes to helping keeping your home’s air clean. Find out more in this month’s featured video. 

What People Are Saying: June Featured Testimonials

Renewal by Andersen went above and beyond what they needed to do to satisfy me, and I really Love my windows and doors. It feels like a whole new home. I decided not to put up the blinds I had on before because it’s such a dramatic change and I just love looking out my big bright beautiful clear windows.

I was in darkness for the last 17 years with my dark solar screens. WOW... what a difference it is having sunlight and no heat from the sun. I think it makes me feel better and I know it looks beautiful inside and out. I am very happy with Renewal by Andersen, the Customer Service, Installation and the windows and doors. I definitely will recommend them to everyone.

-- Charlotte L.
Garland, TX

Just an awesome experience! From day one at the Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show through yesterday’s installation, the experience for us was top notch. Renewal by Andersen EXCEEDED our expectations at every encounter. 

All of the representatives we dealt with, in every phase of this particular project, made us feel like our project was important to them and showed our home great respect. It’s no Taj Mahal, but it is ours. And they all showed great care and class. On top of the quality product itself, they all displayed tremendous knowledge and background.

We couldn’t be more happy with our windows. Thank you to the ENTIRE team at Renewal by Andersen!

--Dan and Samantha T.
Buena Vista, PA

Join The Conversation

consult button