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Environment

2013


Herman Miller achieves tenth consecutive listing on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

2012


Herman Miller achieves ninth consecutive listing on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

Herman Miller receives fourth Neighborhood Environmental Partners (NEP) award from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

Herman Miller and A Better World wins a Silver Stevie Award in the Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year - More Than 2,500 Employees category in the tenth annual American Business Awards.

Herman Miller selected by the Sustainable Asset Management Group for inclusion in "The Sustainability Yearbook 2012."

Herman Miller receives highest rating in Climate Counts 2011-2012 Scorecard in the Home and Office Furniture Sector.

2011


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) names Herman Miller winner of WasteWise Gold Achievement Award for Climate Change.

2011 Environmental and Social Impact Award from Mix Interiors magazine (UK) for Herman Miller's international leadership in environmental stewardship and communities support.

Sayl chair wins Reader's Choice award in TreeHugger's Best of Green: Design and Architecture category.

Herman Miller selected for SAM "Sustainability Yearbook 2011;" awarded "SAM Sector Leader" and "SAM Sector Mover" distinctions.

Herman Miller wins prestigious Just Means Social Innovation Award in Operations: Best Sustainability Performance category.

2010


Setu chair recognized as the Best Sustainable Design Solution of the Decade by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wastewise program awards Herman Miller their "Gold Achievement" award for "Green Purchasing."

Herman Miller included in NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index (QCRD) among their top 100 global companies for sustainability.

Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment (MDNRE) recognizes Herman Miller with three distinct awards, including Clean Corporate Citizen, Michigan Business Pollution Prevention Partner (MBP3), and Neighborhood Environmental Partner (NEP).

2009


Herman Miller honored with "Design for Recycling" award by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.

Herman Miller, Inc., named Green Champion by Business Review West Michigan.

Miller receives the MDEQ Environmental Partners Program award.

2008


Herman Miller, Inc., named among America's Safest Companies by Occupational Hazards magazine.

2007


Herman Miller earns LEED-CI Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its National Design Center in Atlanta, Georgia

Herman Miller earns LEED-NC Gold Certification for VillageGreen. This 20,000-square foot, naturally ventilated facility is located in Chippenham, England, and houses the company's European headquarters.

Herman Miller, Inc., chosen for Sustainable Business 20 List. The company is featured for the fifth time as one of the "World's Top Sustainability Stocks," which includes companies with strong environmental initiatives and solid financial performance.

2006


Sustainable Leadership Award presented to Herman Miller at the CoreNet Global Summit for its exemplary practices and commitment to a completely sustainable business

Herman Miller honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with its WasteWise Award for its commitment to build or renovate its facilities--leased or owned--to meet at least a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certif

Herman Miller earns LEED-CI Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its National Design Center in New York City, New York. This is the first LEED-CI Gold rating to be awarded in New York City.

2005


Herman Miller earns LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for the Design Yard Front Door in Holland, Michigan

2004


The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) names Herman Miller among the recipients of its Green Building Leaders Recognition Award for 2004, in the Green Building Business category

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment selects Herman Miller's Building C-1 renovation as one of the AIA/COTE Top 10 Green Projects in America

2003


The University of Colorado, Leeds School of Business, names Herman Miller among three finalists for the first annual "Summit Awards for Social Impact," citing the company's environmental leadership

The U.S. Green Building Council awards two Gold LEEDS certifications to Herman Miller, for its new MarketPlace facility and for the renovation of the company's C1 building at its Main Site campus

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment selects Herman Miller's MarketPlace building as one of the AIA/COTE Top 10 Green Projects in America

2002


Program Champion recognition from the Environmental Protection Agency's WasteWise Program, for overall waste reduction achievements

2001


The U.S. Green Building Council awards the Herman Miller GreenHouse the LEED Pioneer Award for demonstrating exceptional qualities of sustainable design and construction that maximize both economic and environmental performance during the LEED Pilot Progr

EPA's WasteWise program, Large Industry Partners of the Year Award for overall waste reduction achievements

2000


Waste Reduction Award Program (WRAP) from the State of California Environmental Protection Agency Integrated Waste Management Board for improving the environment by reducing waste

The National Wildlife Federation presented Herman Miller with its 1993 Environmental Achievement Award for its commitment to earth stewardship resulting in numerous environmental programs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and WasteWise commends Herman Miller Inc. for its comprehensive solid waste reduction program

Michigan Audubon Society's highest corporate environmental award, the 1991 Corporate Award for Environmental Stewardship, for industrial leadership in environmental quality

America's Corporate Conscience Award from the Council on Economic Priorities

White House Presidential citation for environmental management, part of the President's Environment and Conservation Challenge Awards

Fortune magazine noted Herman Miller as the "Most Admired Company in America" for Social Responsibility

The National Office Paper Recycling Project presented Herman Miller with the National Leadership Award for Environmental Responsibility

Cited by Fortune magazine as being one of the nation's 10 most environmentally responsible corporations

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