GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Steelcase received national recognition as one of the “Most Responsible Companies” in the U.S. by Newsweek Magazine for positive efforts in environmental stewardship, social impact and corporate governance. Steelcase placed 85th overall and 13th in the category of “Consumer Goods.”
“We’re delighted to be recognized for the work we’ve done and continue to do in these areas,” said Jim Keane, President and CEO of Steelcase. “Environmental, social and governance issues reflect our passion for people and commitment to doing what’s right.”
Working with Statista Inc., a global business data group, Newsweek spearheaded a four-phase process which began by identifying 2,000 prominent companies, headquartered in the United States, to create their initial candidate pool. They then scored candidates’ corporate social responsibility as indicated by publicly available documents, key performance indicators and conducted an independent survey of 6,500 U.S. citizens to finalize their list of 300 winners.
Founded in 1912 and headquartered in Grand Rapids, Steelcase is the biggest contract furniture maker in North America. The company serves the office, healthcare, education and related markets, with a family of brands including: Steelcase, Coalesse, Designtex, PolyVision, Turnstone, Smith System, Orangebox and AMQ. Its global network includes more than 800 Steelcase dealer locations. The publicly traded company posted a fiscal 2019 revenue of $3.4 billion and ranked #2 overall, and #1 for contract furniture, on the most recent FDMC 300 listing of the top North American wood products producers.
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