Steelcase Inc. Named One of Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" in the Home
Equipment, Furnishings Category
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fortune Magazine has
recognized Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS) as one of its 2013 "Most Admired
Companies" in the Home Equipment, Furnishings industry sector. This year,
Steelcase is ranked in the fourth position, and is joined by notable brands
such as Whirlpool and Tupperware Brands, among others.
In the Fortune survey of executives that ultimately determines the "Most
Admired Companies" rankings, Steelcase's highest scores came in the social
responsibility, people management, global competitiveness, and quality of
management categories. Social responsibility has been a key focus for
Steelcase. The company recently released its 2012 Corporate Social
Responsibility Report, titled "+Promise," which details its efforts to
incorporate responsible business practices from 2006 through 2011.
In the past year, Steelcase received additional recognition in these
categories, including being honored with the Michigan Green Leader Award,
Michigan's 101 Best & Brightest Sustainable Companies Award, and five 2012
Best of NeoCon Awards, including the Innovation Award and One Editor's Choice
"Steelcase is especially proud to be included among such a respected group of
industry leaders; this recognition is particularly poignant as we mark the end
of our global centennial celebration. Our commitment to insight has guided the
company throughout its evolution and will bring us into the next centennial,"
said James P. Hackett, president and CEO of Steelcase Inc. "We will continue
to develop insight-led solutions for today's interconnected workplace, such as
our newest chair Gesture, designed and inspired entirely by how the human body
works and moves with technology."
Fortune's rankings are published each year and reflect the observations and
opinions of executives who rate their peers and competitors on nine different
aspects. These aspects include innovation, people management, use of corporate
assets, social responsibility, quality of management, long-term investment,
financial soundness, quality of products and services, and global
More information on the World's Most Admired Companies can be found at
About Steelcase Inc.
For 100 years, Steelcase Inc. has helped create great experiences for the
world's leading organizations – wherever work happens. Steelcase and our
family of brands– including Steelcase®, Coalesse®, Designtex®, Details®,
Nurture®, PolyVision® and Turnstone®– offer a comprehensive portfolio of
furnishings, products and services designed to unlock human promise and
support social, economic and environmental sustainability. We are globally
accessible through a network of channels, including approximately 650 dealers.
Steelcase is a global, industry-leading and publicly traded company with
fiscal 2012 revenue of $2.75 billion.
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