Haworth pledges USD 3 million gift to Clemson University

American professional furniture maker Haworth has pledged a gift of USD 3 million to Clemson University’s Watt Family Innovation Center now under construction in the centre of campus. The partnership between Clemson and Haworth is a comprehensive engagement in collaborative research activities, product use and demonstration, and philanthropic support, university officials said. The gift from […] Read more

Herman Miller announces new ‘Earthright’ strategy

American producer of professional furniture, Herman Miller, announced a new sustainability strategy called Earthright, which will guide the company’s environmental efforts moving forward. The Earthright strategy ‘builds on more than 50 years of environmental learning and commitment to sustainability while sharpening and expanding the company’s goals around the smart use of resources, eco-inspired design, and […] Read more

Steelcase issues 2013 corporate sustainability report

American professional furniture manufacturer Steelcase released its 2013 Corporate Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s sustainability promises to its stakeholders and spotlights resulting social, environmental and economic performance indicators. “We believe this report confirms our commitment to the importance of sustainability, and the value it creates for all of our stakeholders,” said Jim Hackett, CEO […] Read more

KI releases sustainability report

American professional furniture maker KI has released its second annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which details the company’s commitments in the areas of community and environment. The report highlights activities KI has implemented to conserve natural resources and reduce waste, consumption and operating costs. “KI is proud to release our latest CSR report, which […] Read more

Senator wins UK Sustainability Award

Office furniture manufacturer Senator International have been named winners of the 2013 Furniture Makers’ Sustainability Award. Senator beat off stiff competition from three other shortlisted companies – Hypnos Beds, Premiere Kitchens and Community Playthings – to scoop the second award made by the Furniture Makers to recognise the progress being made to reduce the impact […] Read more

BMA Ergonomics presents sustainability report

Dutch manufacturer of ergonomic seating solutions BMA Ergonomics has issued its 2013 sustainability report. BMA Ergonomics reports along the GRI G3.1 guidelines about their sustainability performance. Their reporting meets application level C. BMA Ergonomics characterises their sustainability policy as a ‘search for meaning and connection’ and places it in the current era of economic crisis […] Read more

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