Steelcase

Sustainability is one of today’s fundamental business challenges – and our inspiration. Everyday our team works to create maximum value from our available assets and be catalysts for good.

We know we are on a journey. Along the way, it is our responsibility to care for our planet and its people. As we continue to study, learn and share insights, our commitments and accountabilities continue to grow in measurable and meaningful ways.

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Press Piece
Jun 2017

The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light, recognizes the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation each year. Civic 50 companies are putting communities at the center of change to create more enduring and sustainable business models.

The Civic 50 winners included several SB Corporate Members this year. The list included:...

News & Views
Dec 2016

Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) announced today that they have sent letters to over 100 publicly held companies – including Adobe, Boeing,...

News & Views
Oct 2016

Discussions on the circular economy always trigger great interest, even on the final afternoon of the action-packed SB’16 Copenhagen conference, judging from the enthusiastically packed room at this breakout on circular business models.

Moderator...

Press Piece
Jun 2016

America’s largest corporations are increasingly turning good intentions into sound business practices. That’s the promising bottom-line from an analysis of the 2016 Civic 50, the annual Points of Light initiative that recognizes...

News & Views
Jun 2016

The San Diego breeze rustles the palm fronds above the Mission Bay Patio - it's nice to be in an outdoor presentation space enjoying the Southern California climate.

The topic for the afternoon is innovation, and the panel brings a good range of perspective.

Carrie Majeske...

News & Views
Apr 2016

As Levi’s VP of Social and Environmental Sustainability, Michael Kobori, said last year in a blog post, along with a long-standing...

News & Views
Jan 2016

The Roundtable for Product Social Metrics — a coalition of multinational consumer product companies aimed at developing a comprehensive, consistent methodology for businesses to...

News & Views
Sep 2015

Two initiatives for reducing businesses’ impacts on the environment have attracted globally recognized brands this week at Climate Week NYC.

On Tuesday, the United Nations (UN) announced a new...

News & Views
Jun 2015

Back in 2013, PRé and seven frontrunner companies developed a vision to create a standardised and trusted methodology to assess the social impacts of products. Creating such a methodology together would avoid the drawbacks of each company developing its own methodology. Two years later, the...

News & Views
Feb 2015

In September, a Roundtable of companies comprised of Ahold, AkzoNobel, BASF, BMW Group, Goodyear, L’Oréal, Marks & Spencer, Philips, RB, Steelcase, DSM...

Library
Nov 2014

The 2014 Steelcase Corporate Sustainability Report provides a view into the company's qualitative reporting and quantifiable progress – including refined metrics within the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Index. It also expands on how the company is working to scale its positive impact not only from within, but also for the company's...

News & Views
Sep 2014

Thursday, the second afternoon at Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’14 conference, featured a follow-up deep dive session into the topic of one of the morning’s well-received plenary presentations — how to quantify a product’s “social footprint” as a next step in assessing sustainability.

While the...

News & Views
Sep 2014

As we get closer to my personal favorite among the growing list of Sustainable Brands events — New Metrics, this year in collaboration with the MIT Sloan School of Management — I am finding it hard not to engage complete strangers on the street in excited attempts to share bits and pieces of the...

Library
Sep 2014
A discussion session based on the morning plenary presentation by the same title, with additional corporate case studies to explore, as well as plenty of time devoted to Q&A with the audience.
News & Views
Aug 2014

A group of companies united in the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics today announces the publication of the Handbook for Product Social Impact Assessment, a practical tool for assessing a product’s social impacts throughout its life cycle. The...

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