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Sustainability as a Business Strategy

Sustainability is not just the right thing to do—we believe it’s also right for our business. Our sustainability focus provides meaningful benefits for our customers, our operations, the environment and the people and partners behind KB Home and helps us minimize our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and consumption of natural resources.

Lowering Total Cost of Homeownership

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Energy- and water-efficient homes are more affordable to operate than typical new or resale homes, making sustainability a compelling competitive advantage.

Designing Homes That Are Healthier for Residents

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We have identified designing healthier homes as a key element of our sustainability platform, addressing the growing number of homebuyers who prioritize homes that can promote the health of their residents as well as the environment.

Reducing Cost to Build

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Our operational discipline, scale and waste reduction efforts allow us to build sustainable homes at a lower cost and with less environmental impact than most builders while also reaching a wider range of buyer segments.

Improving Strength of Supply Chain

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Our partners’ sustainability practices add depth to our initiatives. We require product-sourcing certifications, waste-reduction practices and acknowledgment of our Ethics Policy. We strive to ensure that our suppliers join us in continuous improvement in sustainability practices.

Increasing Affordable Housing

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Our largest customer segment is firsttime homebuyers. The homes we build address the significant need in many of our markets to create additional housing affordable at median-income levels.

Becoming the Builder of Choice for Partners

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We believe our legacy of vibrant, sustainable communities and industry leadership allows us to be a partner of choice for municipalities, land sellers, developers and other partners.

Preserving the Environment and Natural Resources for Long-Term Value

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Our scale, leadership and technical expertise create positive environmental attributes in all our homes. We prioritize GHG reduction through energy- and water-efficient products as a business strategy for longterm value creation for our stakeholders.

Integrating Sustainability Technology for Increased Comfort

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Many of the sustainability technologies we build into our homes have the added benefit of offering our homeowners more comfort and personal efficiency, along with cutting-edge and user-friendly smart home interfaces.

Elevating Water Conservation

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We actively address this growing imperative for homebuyers, local communities and local governments. We provide watersaving features in our homes that reduce our customers’ water bills and may help to mitigate strain on local communities.

Becoming the Employer of Choice

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Our goal is to become an employer of choice for top-tier talent in the homebuilding industry and beyond by creating a culture of excellence and a socially and economically sustainable and safe work environment that supports inclusion, equity and meaningful work.