We source and select materials that are healthier for people and the planet and manage resources wisely.

We source and select materials that are healthier for people and the planet and manage resources wisely.

On our path to net zero, we lead our industry in certifications and are transparent about what is in our products, publicly sharing our sources on many listings and libraries.

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Our Approach

We strive to make the best possible design decisions that are safe and healthy for people and that have the least amount of impact on our planet. We believe in being transparent about these choices, so you can make better decisions too.

Our Commitment to Choosing + Using Materials Responsibly

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Sustainable Product Design

Steelcase designers, engineers, scientists, and operations drive toward continuous improvements in a sustainable product design process and are committed to sharing new ideas and approaches that help everyone collectively make a difference.

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Commitment to Transparency

We demonstrate our transparency through our numerous certifications and listings, including:
— Many of our products are certified according to one or several programs: SCS Indoor Advantage™, Blue Angel, NF Environment, FEMB level®.
— We proudly publish all product sustainability data on the Origin and Ecomedes libraries.

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Conserve Resources

We conduct analyses for process water and consider water recycling options for plants located in water-stressed areas, and we seek to improve water use efficiency to reduce global water consumption in our facilities.

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Go Deeper on the Health + Safety of our Products

We choose and use materials that are safe for people and our planet, ensuring the health and safety of our products through warranties and certifications.

Find Steelcase Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), third party certifications such as SCS Indoor Advantage™ and Blue Angel, and all other sustainability details in Origin and Ecomedes.



The Power of Possibility

The Power of Possibility

A net-zero future needs us all

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Our Path to Net Zero

To address the realities of climate change, we are committing to a net-zero future. Our aspiration is to transform the way we do business through what we make, how we make it and the ways we deliver it. We are on a path to cut carbon emissions over 90% by 2050 across our entire value chain.

Read more in a letter from our CEO

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Sustainable Product Design Framework

Reimagining product design for the climate era takes new ways of thinking. We’re committed to sharing what we’re learning through our three-prong approach to more sustainable design.

Learn How

Impact Report 2023

Impact Report 2023

Our progress designing better futures for the wellbeing of people and the planet.