Stories from our 2011 Better World Report: Spreading the Word

Nov 15, 2011 9:09 AM ET

Spreading the Word

In March 2011, Steve Jackson, Commercial Environmental Manager, represented Herman Miller at the Just Means Social Innovation Awards in London. The audience included executives from well-known companies like Coca Cola, Cisco, Nokia, and Nestle. Steve was glad that in 2010 we reached 91% of our goal to have a zero operational footprint by 2020. He was surprised that Herman Miller was the only nominee in the Sustainability Performance category that night in London's financial district. The judges said in introducing Steve and Herman Miller that we were the clear winner. Now let's go after that remaining bit.

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  About Herman Miller, Inc. Herman Miller works for a better world around you—with inventive designs, technologies and related services that improve the human experience wherever people work, heal, learn, and live. Its curiosity, ingenuity, and design excellence create award-winning products and services, resulting in more than $1.6 billion in revenue in fiscal 2011. Innovative business practices and a commitment to social responsibility have also established Herman Miller as a recognized global company. In 2011, Herman Miller again received the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation's top rating in its annual Corporate Equality Index and was also cited by FORTUNE as the "Most Admired" company in the contract furniture industry. Herman Miller trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MLHR.   HM17719