The Business Roundtable (BRT) released its 2016 Sustainability Report. Steelcase’s sustainability vision and achievements were highlighted by Jim Keane alongside fellow BRT members that include some of the top U.S. companies. The BRT companies represent nearly one-third of the total value of the U.S. stock market.
Jim Keane joined editor-in-chief of Greenbiz, Joel Makeower in an interview to discuss how Steelcase uses the lens of sustainability and circular economy to drive growth.
Fortune has recognized Steelcase Inc. as one of its 2016 “World’s Most Admired Companies” in the Home Equipment and Furnishings industry sector.
Steelcase announced a new 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Apex Clean Energy for 25 megawatts of wind power. This latest investment will make up nearly half of Steelcase’s 100% renewable energy purchases, directly support the construction of a new clean energy facility set to begin operations in 2016, and further diversify the company’s renewable energy portfolio.
The new Steelcase Global Report is the first to explore the relationship between employee engagement and the work environment. Learn how the work environment can help or hinder efforts to boost employee engagement.Register for the Report
In markets such as India and China, the nature of work is changing as firms move
up the value chain and take on more complex work. Creating flexible, resilient
workspaces that enhance employee wellbeing is key to retaining talent, even when
resource constraints and constant change can make that a challenge.
The Human Side of Modern Craft
Handcrafted items are experiencing resurgence in popular culture, but many of today’s workspaces are void of craft. Inspired by the Maker Movement, Coalesse is redefining modern craft with new materials and methods that artfully disrupt norms and humanize the workplace.
It’s a cornerstone of employee engagement, yet many organizations aren’t articulating or living their purpose consistently. Steelcase’s Applied Research + Consulting division is helping companies leverage their spaces, processes and technology to bring purpose into the daily work experience.Read more