Steelcase is recognized by its peers and third-party organizations around the world for our commitments to people and the planet. ​We're proud to be recognized as an excellent place to work.​

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  • Steelcase was included in the 2018 World’s Most Admired Companies list by Fortune, earning third rank in the Home Equipment and Furnishings industry sector
  • Steelcase was a multinational finalist in the 2018 Circulars Awards, an initiative of the World Economic Forum recognizing companies leading the way to a circular economy
  • Steelcase was recognized as a Winning “W” Company by 2020 Women on Boards, a national campaign to increase the percentage of women on U.S. company boards to 20 percent or greater by the year 2020, for the seventh year in a row
  • Steelcase earned a perfect 100 score in all categories on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index, the fourth consecutive year
  • Steelcase held a top 30 position as one of the largest 100% Green Power Users in the U.S., according to the EPA’s Green Power Partnership
  • Steelcase was recognized by the Pratt Institute at Legends 2018, an annual event honoring creative icons whose works have helped shape the cultural landscape


  • Steelcase received a Clean Corporate Citizen (C3) designation from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
  • Steelcase was recognized by 2O2O Women on Boards as a 2016 Winning ‘W’ Company for the sixth consecutive year
  • Steelcase earned a perfect score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation
  • Steelcase received a silver Bicycle Friendly Business award, from the League of American Bicyclists (2017 – 2021)
  • Steelcase was named a 2017 Analytics 50 honoree, a national recognition honoring organizations using analytics to solve business challenges, from Drexel University’s LeBow College of business




  • Steelcase named to Fortune Magazine’s Worlds Most Admired Companies
  • The company received a perfect score of 100 in the 2014 Corporate Equality Index, the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees from the Human Rights
  • The Michigan Business & Professional Association named Steelcase among the Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies in Michigan for the fourth year in a row.
  • Best of Neocon Editor’s choice : Susan Cain Quiet Spaces by Steelcase, and #Sewell from Designtex
  • Best of Neocon Silver : Soto II and LessThanFive Chair
  • Steelcase’s director of global environmental sustainability, Angela Nahikian, was named to GB&D Magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Sustainability honorable mention
  • The U.S. EPA awarded Steelcase a Green Power Leadership Award, which recognizes the leading actions of organizations that significantly advance the development of green power


  • Steelcase was recognized by the US EPA Green Power Partnership (we were a founding member) for our purchase of Renewable Energy Credits equal to 100% of our global electricity
  • Worklife Center in Toronto was LEED certified by the Canadian Green Building Council
  • Steelcase Innovation Center was just awarded LEED Platinum certification under the Commercial Interiors Standard and achieved the highest point total awarded to date for a project in


  • Named to the 101 Best & Brightest Sustainable Companies list, presented by Corp! Magazine. The award celebrates Michigan-based organizations that are working to advance sustainable business practices.
  • Recognized as a Michigan Green Leader for Sustainability by the Detroit Free Press. Steelcase received this award for the second consecutive year.
  • Climate Counts, an organization dedicated to fighting global warming, ranks Steelcase as industry leader in combating climate.


  • Recognized as a Michigan Green Leader for Sustainability and Environmental Innovation by the Detroit Free Press. Steelcase was among 16 Michigan businesses honored for moving the state forward in innovation, sustainable development and conservation
  • Recipient of the S. General Services Administration Evergreen Award. Steelcase is the only company to receive the Evergreen Award for furniture twice – once in 2000 and again for 2010
  • Steelcase cobi chair receives BIFMA Level 3 Certification, the highest level of achievement possible in the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer’s Association (BIFMA) e3 certification
  • International Furnishings and Design Association recognizes Steelcase for Sustainable Leadership. Steelcase was among seven Circle of Excellence award recipients including The Alpha Workshops, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Benjamin Moore, Interior Design magazine and Charles Pavarini III Design Associates.
  • Steelcase surface materials honored at the Crystal Alpha Award Gala for its integration of the alphaPOLLACK Collection into its Select Surfaces offering. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this collection benefits the Alpha Workshop, an not-for-profit organization, that provides a place for people living with HIV/AIDS to learn or retool their skills in decorative arts
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery has awarded Steelcase the WasteWise Gold Achievement Award for Product Stewardship
  • Top 10 organizations honored by the American Society for Training and Development’s BEST awards


  • Green Achievement Award from the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) at its annual Circle of Excellence Awards, hosted by its New York chapter
  • Office Furniture Dealers Alliance (OFDA) Silver Award for Manufacturer of the Year at NeoCon 2010
  • Chicago Athenaeum of Architecture and Design has awarded several of its products with a Good Design® award. Products awarded were Elective Elements 6 New Solutions, Campfire Big Lamp, QiVi, Denizen, Emu Ivy and Emu


  • 2008 WasteWise Large Business Partner of the Year from WasteWise, an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program that helps U.S. organizations reduce municipal solid waste


  • Most Valuable Pollution Prevention Award from the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR)
  • Modernism Design Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Brooklyn Museum