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Only Home-Furnishing Retailer Recognized as One of the Most Sustainable Companies in the United States for Sixth Consecutive Year

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM), the world’s largest digital-first, design-led and sustainable home retailer, announced today the company has been recognized by Barron’s as one of the 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies 2023. The annual list honors the top 100 of the country’s 1,000 largest publicly traded companies for their achievements and efforts related to various environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. has been recognized by Barron’s every year since the inception of the list six years ago and is the only exclusive home-furnishings retailer to be included.

“Our commit to sustainability is one of our core values and the progress we have made through our ESG efforts continues to differentiate our company amongst our competitors,” said Laura Alber, President and CEO of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. “By being exemplary within our industry we can continue to inspire and push for progress while making a positive impact on our planet.”

To develop this year’s annual ranking, Barron’s partnered with Calvert Research and Management and ranked the 1,000 largest publicly traded companies by market value across five key constituencies: shareholders, employees, customers, community, and the planet. The 100 companies featured on the list achieved the highest scores across 230 ESG metrics, ranging from workplace diversity to greenhouse-gas emissions.

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the world’s largest digital-first, design-led and sustainable home retailer. The company’s products, representing distinct merchandise strategies — Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Teen, West Elm, Williams Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham — are marketed through e-commerce websites, direct-mail catalogs and retail stores. These brands are also part of The Key Rewards, our loyalty and credit card program that offers members exclusive benefits across the Williams-Sonoma family of brands. We operate in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom, offer international shipping to customers worldwide, and have unaffiliated franchisees that operate stores in the Middle East, the Philippines, Mexico, South Korea and India, as well as e-commerce websites in certain locations. We are also proud to be a leader in our industry with our Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) efforts. Our company is Good By Design — we’ve deeply ingrained sustainability into our business. From our factories to your home, we’re united in a shared purpose to care for our people and our planet.

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