CertainTeed Corp. has been given a 2010 Communitas Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

The award is for the Valley Forge, Pa., company’s commitment to sustainability and the environment, officials said.

“Sustainability and the preservation of the environment is deeply rooted in CertainTeed’s mission, vision and corporate values,” said Aman Desouza, director of innovation and product sustainability for CertainTeed. “We are honored to be a recipient of the 2010 Communitas Award.”

CertainTeed officials note that the company makes a number of products that use recycled materials. It has also been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a 2010 Energy Star Partner of the Year.