We create shared value across everything we do. Our approach is rooted in our Values and supports the people, communities, and planet that we serve. We craft each distinct Organic Workspace with this idea in mind, helping your team perform their best – with minimal impact to our planet.

Our 2025 Commitments

We think beyond our business with a collective purpose to make the world better. In our journey to becoming a sustainable corporation, we’ve set ambitious targets.

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People & Community

We empower our 7,000+ members around the world to connect and bring a spirit of optimism, drive, inclusiveness, and appreciation for service.
We recognize that our success is intrinsically linked to the health and vitality of the communities where we live and work. It is an honor and privilege to apply the assets, capabilities, and resources that help make us successful to efforts that help communities thrive.

2020 Highlight
Members contribute to community prosperity around the world, partnering to evolve the economic and social systems in our own backyard.

 

Circular Economy

A circular economy optimizes continual use of resources, reducing waste, and enabling a closed loop system. It is one of the biggest opportunities to design a sustainable future – and an essential part of our strategy.

2020 Highlight
We offer a variety of sustainable products to meet customers seeking a variety of certifications.
120+ GREENGUARD-certified products
34 BIFMA LEVEL 3 products in North America
26 European LEVEL 3 products in Europe
26 BIFMA LEVEL 1 products in Asia Pacific

We supported customers in diverting material from the landfill and repurposing used furniture. 

Operational Performance

As we focus on improving our global footprint, manufacturing and environmental responsibility are not trade-offs – neither are profit and people. We continue to seek opportunities to address the environmental impact of our business in all facets of our operations.

2020 Highlight
Our Shanghai, China manufacturing center successfully commissioned 2,304 solar panels. The panels covered 31% of the facility’s annual energy use and replaced energy worth 142 tonnes CO2-eq on the local grid.

Our plant in Menziken, Switzerland, avoiding emitting approximately 15 tonnes CO2-eq through replacing fuel oil with energy generated from waste wood.

The modernized truck fleet at our global headquarters runs approximately 14% more efficient than old models used before.

Corporate Responsibility Report

Making the world better is one of Haworth’s foundational, company-wide values. This philosophy guides our members every day. Through our research, development, and the actualization of creative, sustainable solutions, we help protect and restore the environment, support and strengthen global communities, and inspire well-being, creating shared value – now and for the future.

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