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.
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.
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