We envision a world where thriving communities have equitable access to opportunities through quality education and healthy environments. We believe that we can use our business as a force for good to make a lasting difference and shape a shared future for all.​

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Better Futures Community

At Steelcase, our purpose is to help people do their best work by creating places that work better. We are asking ourselves, what is better?

We believe better can be a future of work that is equitable, accessible and sustainable.

We understand that the starting point for what is “good” and what is “better” isn’t the same for everyone. So, how do we make better possible in the places where we live and work throughout the world?

To advance this exploration, we created The Better Futures Community, a community of changemakers exploring bold new approaches to equity, education and the environment.

Our Community Programs

Social Innovation Goals

Moving the Needle on Impact

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March 8, 2021

Moving the Needle on Social Impact Across the Globe

Three recent stories celebrate the kind of progress possible from Steelcase involvement in the communities where we live and work.
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July 8, 2020

A Point of Light

The Civic 50 shines a light on community-minded companies where social innovation is reimagining the future of corporate responsibility.
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May 17, 2021

Equity in Education

Supporting creative leaders on the front lines of positive community change
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February 1, 2021

Building a Healthy Planet through Decarbonization

Steelcase made news recently by announcing it has become carbon neutral and, even more significant, it set science-based targets that intends to achieve by 2030.
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Giving Guidelines

Our goal is for community partnerships to focus on impact in areas that unlock human promise and transform work, workers and workplaces. Specifically, we’re supporting the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in the communities where we live and work: Reduced Inequalities, Quality Education and Climate Action.

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