Haworth will be a sustainable corporation. We engage our employees in more sustainable practices; we initiate and use processes that are neutral or improve our environment; and we utilize our resources in ways that create adaptable and sustainable workspace solutions for our customers. We do all of this globally to protect and restore our environment, create economic value, and support and strengthen our communities.
For years, the economy promoted a linear value stream that focused on products and services with short, linear life spans. It is our goal to improve this paradigm into a circular value stream that includes products and services that are part of a circular, sustainable economy. Shifting to this holistic approach requires sustainable products and sourcing, the sharing of knowledge and services, continuous support and engagement of the community, and the accountability of our global operations.
Striving for sustainability is our corporate responsibility. We will be an example and operate to ensure future generations are not compromised. To this end, we commit to the following: