Sustainability at the Core of Value

Planning for sustainability is a business imperative and collective purpose that can empower and engage your employees, partners, and customers. Making the world better is one of our values. We share our learnings so that together we can create shared value. And in our journey to becoming sustainable, we’ve set ambitious targets, which can be considered in our sustainability report.

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Circular Design Thinking for Positive Change

Following nature’s lead, products and processes can be designed for reduced waste when planning for sustainability. Learn more about the shift away from a linear to circular economy, where materials are kept in circulation and waste is minimized.

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Hey, Corporations…Build Parks!

Some of the largest corporations in the world are putting their money to use building parks. Learn more about the options, the impact to the bottom line, and how the benefits often outweigh the costs.

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Pushing Design Boundaries

Kvadrat has been a pioneer in the industry with a devotion to quality and sustainability. Learn more about their unique perspective on the latest trends in color and materiality, and how they push aesthetic, artistic, and technological boundaries in textiles.

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The Rise of Collaborative Innovation

Tried-and-true building practices are increasingly coming under fire. Learn more about Co|Lab, a new collaborative idea sharing lab dedicated to driving change when planning for sustainability within the construction industry.

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Unisphere: A Living, Breathing Building

Challenging the limits of design for commercial architecture, the “Unisphere” is a 210,000 square-foot facility that generates enough energy to sustain its own needs. We’re sharing our customer’s story—the story of the world’s largest commercial net zero energy building.

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What We Stand For

We’re thinking beyond our business to make the world better. By advancing sustainable practices through a circular economic mindset, we impact product design, sourcing, manufacturing, usage, and reclamation. If you’re planning for sustainability, let’s partner to share what we’ve learned.

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Haworth upholstery fabrics in different shades

The Future is Here: Sustainable Digital Knits

New and unexpected textile solutions are made possible with knitting technology. And because Haworth Digital Knits are engineered to exact dimensions, there is no cutting or leftover material, producing perfectly sized, zero-waste results.

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Haworth using recycled waste from the ocean as upholstery fabrics

Save the Oceans with this Fabric

An upcycled-plastic polyester fabric, Oceanic is a step forward in protecting marine ecosystems and more than 800 species of life. Marine debris is collected and transformed into pellets, which are extruded into a unique yarn. Fibers are then woven into a beautiful fabric that supports a circular economy. 

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EPM office with Haworth furniture

Sustainable Redesign of An Iconic Building

When a company known for equitable community development through responsible solutions looks to re-design its iconic, 15-story headquarters, using some existing assets to support sustainability brings value to its business practices.

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Haworth Poppy chair, Tate stools in a casual space

Leading Sustainability and Innovation

How can a space drive innovation by embracing sustainability and collaboration? Learn how a nationwide general contractor challenged the status quo with innovative solutions for a part coworking, part hands-on research facility—the first building in the Washington, DC metro area to be LEED v4 Platinum Certified.

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