Tim Brown, CEO and president of the global design consultancy IDEO, will join the Steelcase Board of Directors, effective today. Brown’s addition to the Board of Directors is a natural move as the company continues to reimagine the workplace in today’s digital business landscape. Steelcase and IDEO have collaborated for more than 25 years.
Today, Steelcase celebrates notable progress of the company’s sustainable performance around the world. Over the past year, Steelcase pursued a number of continuous and coordinated efforts to demonstrate the company’s commitment to being a responsible corporate citizen and partnering with customers, dealers, suppliers and communities to make meaningful change.
Steelcase was recognized today as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
Steelcase today announced a marketing and distribution relationship with Blu Dot, a Minneapolis-based designer and maker of modern home furnishings, lighting and accessories. This relationship is part of the ongoing commitment by Steelcase to deliver enhanced value and convenience to its customers and dealers.
There is a cultural movement in office design to create thoughtfully curated destinations that are more human-centered — focusing on design, materiality and performance. This is the first in a series of interviews with architects and designers discussing the evolution of the workplace.
It’s one thing to have an occasional case of the Mondays. It’s another for employees to simply be disengaged. Business News Daily points to the Steelcase Global Report, stating that designing an inspiring workplace may be just what employees need to get over the workday blues and to increase productivity. Do you agree?
According to supplyinsights.com, “the Supply Chains to Admire™ work is an annual study of supply chain excellence.” Showcasing the full report, the website notes that “it is a study of supply chain performance and improvement of publicly held companies.” Included in the list are top technology and food organizations as well as Steelcase, the only furniture organization.
Steelcase was recognized today as one of the most community-minded companies in the nation as a part of the Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light. The company’s expansive involvement in community programs led to the recognition.
Brody WorkLounge won a Silver award in the 2016 Edison Awards, which honor innovators and innovation across industries. The honor was announced on April 21, 2016 at a gala in New York.
The article, “Team Spirit” by The Economist points to the fact that that as work teams and collaboration, so does the complexity of managing those teams. The article states that a key factor in keeping employees engaged is providing to proper tools. Pointing to Steelcase research, one key tool is to give employees more control over where and how they work.
Oolong or online? For CEO offices in China, videoconferencing may soon be as important as the tea table, a necessity of business life as the drive to become more collaborative and innovative prompts executives to adopt new ways of hosting and networking.Inside China’s C-Suite
With a deeper reclined seat, Jenny Round Low and Jenny Club Low position users in true lounge posture for a casual approach to work in the office. Its updated, lower profile delivers a warm residential feel, lending authenticity and personality to any space.