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We are committed to corporate governance practices that enhance our company's accountability, integrity, and transparency and promote the ethical and sustainable pursuit of long-term shareholder value.
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LP’s Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee provides a specific governance framework for LP’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts, which are brought to life by LP’s ESG Executive Council and Task Force, with cross-departmental representation within the company.

The Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee takes a leadership role in shaping the governance of the corporation and provides oversight and direction regarding the functioning and operation of the Board of Directors.

“LP has a tremendous ESG story to tell. From sourcing sustainable forest resources and manufacturing innovative, carbon-friendly products to the care the company shows its employees and communities, LP has been the industry’s leading light for nearly 50 years.”

Lizanne C. Gottung, Chair, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee, LP Board of Directors

Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee:

Lizanne C. Gottung (Chair)

Lizanne C. Gottung became a director of LP in 2006. She is the chairperson of LP’s Governance & Corporate Responsibility Committee, the vice chairperson of the Compensation Committee, and a member of the Executive Committee. Prior to that appointment, Ms. Gottung served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Kimberly-Clark Corporation from 2002. She has held a variety of human resources, manufacturing and operational roles of increasing responsibility with Kimberly-Clark Corporation over the past 35 years.
Lizanne C. Gottung (Chair)

Dustan E. McCoy

Dustan E. McCoy became a director of LP in 2002 and was appointed lead independent director in 2020. He is the chairperson of LP's Compensation Committee, a member of the Executive Committee and a member of Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee. Mr. McCoy was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and director of Brunswick Corporation, a market leader in the marine, fitness and billiards industries, until his retirement on February 29, 2016. He held those positions since December 2005. He joined Brunswick Corporation in September 1999 and has also served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary until October 2000, and served as President of the Brunswick Boat Group from October 2000 to December 2005. In 1999, he was Executive Vice President of Witco Corporation, and prior to that served as Witco’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. McCoy is also a director of Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc., and YETI Holdings, Inc.
Dustan E. McCoy

Tracy A. Embree

Tracy A. Embree became a director of LP in 2016. She is a member of LP's Compensation Committee and a member of the Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee. Ms. Embree has worked at Cummins, Inc., a global power leader, since 2000 and is currently serving as president of Cummins Distribution Business Segment. Prior to this, Embree was president of Cummins Components Business Segment and has held a variety of general management, marketing and sales leadership positions within the company over the last two decades. Ms. Embree graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a board member of the Cummins Foundation.
Tracy A. Embree

Ozey K. Horton Jr.

Ozey K. Horton, Jr. became a director of LP in September 2016. He is a member of LP's Finance and Audit Committee and a member of the Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee. Mr. Horton has been a Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Co., a business consulting organization, since 2011 when he retired after nearly 30 years with the firm. At McKinsey, Mr. Horton had worked in various practice areas around the globe, including Pulp, Paper and Packaging, Industrial, Change Management, Global Operations in Energy and Materials, and Basic Materials. Mr. Horton is a faculty member for McKinsey’s leadership development program and also serves as an independent business advisor. Mr. Horton also serves as a director of Worthington Industries and Metso Corporation.
Ozey K. Horton Jr.

Stephen E. Macadam

Stephen E. Macadam became a director of LP in 2019. He is the vice chairperson of LP's Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee and a member of the Finance and Audit Commmittee. Mr. Macadam has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of EnPro Industries, Inc. a manufacturing company, since April 2008. Prior to joining EnPro Industries, Inc. he was Chief Executive Officer of BlueLinx Inc., a building products wholesaler from October 2005 to March 2008. Mr. Macadam was President and Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Container Company from 2001 to 2005. From March 1998 until August 2001 he held executive positions with Georgia-Pacific Corp. Mr. Macadam held positions of increasing responsibility with McKinsey and Company, Inc. from 1988 until 1998. He also serves as a director of Valvoline and EnPro Industries.
Stephen E. Macadam

F. Nicholas Grasberger III

F. Nicholas Grasberger III became a director of LP in June 2019. He is the vice chairperson of LP's Finance and Audit Committee and a member of the Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee. Mr. Grasberger is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Harsco Corporation, a global market leader providing environmental solutions for industrial waste streams and innovative technologies for the rail and energy sectors. He joined Harsco in 2013 as Chief Financial Officer and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2014. He became Chairman in October 2018. Prior to joining Harsco, he served as Managing Director of the Precision Polymers Division of Fenner PLC. Earlier, he spent four years with Armstrong World Industries, first as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and later as Executive Vice President of Building Products and Asia Pacific. Mr. Grasberger also held the positions of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Kennametal, Inc., and as Corporate Treasurer and Director of Corporate Planning at H.J. Heinz Company. He started his career with USX Corp.
F. Nicholas Grasberger III

ESG Executive Council:

Nicole Daniel (Chair)

Nicole Daniel joined LP in September 2019. In her role, Daniel leads all aspects of the company’s legal activities, including compliance, corporate governance, litigation, regulatory, contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and legal consultation to LP’s business and manufacturing operations. Prior to this, Daniel served as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Ciner Resources LP, a leading producer of natural soda ash. She previously held general counsel and compliance leadership roles at OCI Enterprises and Albemarle Corp. Daniel holds a J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law and a B.A. in Government from the College of William & Mary.
Nicole Daniel (Chair)

Alan Haughie

Alan Haughie joined LP in January 2019. Prior to joining LP, Mr. Haughie served as Senior Vice President and CFO of ServiceMaster from 2013 to 2017. He joined ServiceMaster after spending 19 years with Federal-Mogul Corp., a diversified, global automotive components supplier, where he held a number of positions, including Senior Vice President and CFO; Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer; Director of Financial Planning and Analysis; and various financial planning and analysis roles in Federal-Mogul’s European aftermarket business. Prior to joining Federal-Mogul, he served in a number of audit roles at Ernst & Young L.L.P. Mr. Haughie is a chartered accountant and holds a B.S. with Honors in Mathematics from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.
Alan Haughie

Mike Blosser

Mike Blosser joined LP in 1999 when LP acquired ABTCO, where he had worked for 15 years. He served as manufacturing manager for LP’s siding business before becoming Vice President in June 2007 with responsibility for the corporate safety and environmental efforts, as well as the forest resources division, procurement and logistics. He was appointed to his current position in July 2017. He holds an M.B.A. from the Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech.
Mike Blosser

Robin Everhart

Robin Everhart joined LP in April 2019. She is responsible for leading LP’s global human resources strategy and driving organizational effectiveness and transformational change to create a high-performance business culture. In her role, she leads talent acquisition, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, organizational design, cultural development, employee education and training, corporate communications, compensation and benefits. Prior to joining LP, Everhart served in a variety of leadership roles at Cintas Corporation, including: Senior VP and Chief Diversity Officer, Group VP/Operations, Chief Compliance Officer, VP of Corporate Communications and Government Affairs. She previously held senior compliance and ethics roles at Winn Dixie and The Home Depot. Ms. Everhart holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Georgia.
Robin Everhart

Codes of Conduct and Ethics

With strongly shared values and ethics, we strive to maintain the highest standards in how we treat each other, run our operations, work with our customers, and contribute to our communities. Our dedicated people put LP’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics into action every day, representing LP’s core principles of ethics and integrity. We further extend these expectations and standards across our supply chain through our LP Supplier Code of Conduct.

The Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee takes a leadership role in shaping the governance of the corporation and provides oversight and direction regarding the functioning and operation of the Board of Directors.

SASB Standards Board

The Value Reporting Foundation’s SASB Standards Board is an independent standards board that oversees the SASB Standards, an ESG guidance framework that sets standards for the disclosure of relevant and material sustainability information to investors. LP is aligned with SASB’s Forestry Management and Building Products & Furnishings standards.

View LP's SASB Index

As we continue along our ESG journey, we are working to gather additional information and data to support more robust disclosures that align with other globally recognized ESG frameworks. We look forward to sharing additional information in the future.

Public Policy

We take a proactive approach to public policy and go well beyond regulatory requirements to demonstrate our commitment to corporate responsibility in every community where we have a presence.

LP maintains strong and positive relationships with public officials in the countries where we operate to ensure our priorities are shared across different levels of government. We monitor and manage financial and other business-related risks and opportunities related to state, provincial, and federal legislation and regulations. We also interact with key industry associations to prioritize policy issues. In accordance with LP’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, bribery and corruption are strictly prohibited. LP does not permit the offering or receiving of bribes in any format, whether dealing with government officials, public authorities, business partners, or other third parties.

Working closely with regulatory agencies everywhere ensures that our operations meet all requirements and obligations—from our harvesting operations to manufacturing building products and delivering our products to our customers.