Caring for our Planet

At Steelcase, we design our products and operations around a commitment to help reduce climate change, reinforced by sustainable practices across our company.

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Climate Change


Steelcase is committed to lowering greenhouse gases emitted in the creation of our products.​

We set ambitious 1.5-degree C-aligned targets, approved by the Science-Based Targets initiative to be achieved by 2030.​

We’ve established an internal carbon core team, including an executive oversight committee, to drive and monitor progress toward the goals associated with our climate commitment.​

We engage key suppliers to set their own science-based targets.

Learn more about our Climate change actions

Circular Economy + Product End of Use

Sustainable Product Design

Consumer Health + Wellbeing


1 Scope 1 Emissions. Scope 1 emissions are direct emissions that result from owned and controlled activities and where the emissions are generated at the location where consumption takes place. Examples: natural gas used to heat Steelcase manufacturing buildings and large offices, diesel fuel for generators, jet fuel for corporate jets, etc.

2 Scope 2 Emissions. Scope 2 emissions are indirect emissions that come from the production of the electricity used for owned and controlled activities, but where the emissions occur at the site of generation. Examples: electric power generated by power plants to support manufacturing equipment, lighting and other needs of Steelcase owned and operated assets.

3 Scope 3 Emissions. Scope 3 emissions include all other indirect emissions that come from supporting activities of the company, but occur from sources not owned or controlled by Steelcase. Examples: purchased goods and services, business travel and employee commuting, transportation of product to customers, manufacturing waste, etc.

4 As defined by regulatory compliance, product sustainability certification, customer expectations and emerging science