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Steelcase, Inc., a US based company engaged in the office furniture industry, designs and manufactures architecture, furniture and technology products. Founded in 1912 and headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Steelcase serves customers through a network of over 600 independent dealer and approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2009 revenue was $3.2 billion.

Ticker: SCS ISIN: US8581552036
Address: 901 44th Street SE , USA , Grand Rapids , MI , 49508 Website: Steelcase Inc.
Phone #: 1-616-2472710 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

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Steelcase Inc. 64 63 69 69 53
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Steelcase Inc. 92% 82% 88% 85% 49%
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Steelcase Inc. 82% 84% 90% 49% 47% 61%
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0. Further Information NA NA NA NA
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Steelcase is a global, publicly traded company leading the office furniture industry with fiscal 2011 revenue of approximately $2.4 billion and nearly 10,000 employees around the world. The leadership team is based at the global headquarters in Grand Rapi NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA We monitor and evaluate all business risk on a regular basis. We follow protocols required by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other reporting bodies that require exposures to be estimable, probable and material as part of that evaluation. NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA NA
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA We are still evaluating the impacts and potential cost increases. NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
14. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA We monitor and evaluate all business risk on a regular basis. We follow protocols required by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other reporting bodies that require exposures to be estimable, probable and material as part of that evaluation. NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Our risk management and opportunity development approach is integrated in to our normal business development and budgeting process. We do not break out costs or opportunities solely based on environmental considerations. NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA NA
11.1. Do you consider that the grid average factors used to report Scope 2 emissions in Question 8.3 reflect the contractual arrangements you have with electricity suppliers? NA Don't know NA NA
11.1a. You may report a total contractual Scope 2 figure in response to this question. Please provide your total global contractual Scope 2 GHG emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 0 NA 17902000 NA
11.2. Has your organization retired any certificates, e.g. Renewable Energy Certificates, associated with zero or low carbon electricity within the reporting year or has this been done on your behalf? NA No NA NA
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes NA
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Certain products in our portfolio can have a direct contribution to our customers ability to reduce GHG emissions; for example user controlled efficient lighting products. Indirectly the products and services we provide are designed to create high perf NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 3 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards, Employee engagement, Financial optimization calculations NA NA
5. Attachments NA NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
5.1a Identified risks driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA NA
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA We monitor and evaluate all business risk on a regular basis. We follow protocols required by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other reporting bodies that require exposures to be estimable, probable and material as part of that evaluation. NA NA
14. Further Information NA This process is currently under development. We have become members in this program during the reporting period but allowances were not allocated until the beginning of 2012. NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board NA
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA Director of Global Environmental Performance NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes NA
13. Further Information NA NA NA NA
13.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased Increased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA Moderately Increased NA NA
13.1a (ii) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state the reason for the direction of change NA Increase: Change in output NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: , Increase: , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA Steelcase monitors regulatory and policy developments to determine potential impact on our business as well as consistency with our corporate values and goals. Where we determine there is an opportunity to further our goals or where there are significant NA NA
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion of biologically sequestered carbon (i.e. carbon dioxide emissions from burning biomass/biofuels) relevant to your company? No No Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 NA 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA NA NA NA
Management 4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? NA 1 NA NA
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA We monitor and evaluate all business risk on a regular basis. We follow protocols required by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other reporting bodies that require exposures to be estimable, probable and material as part of that evaluation. NA NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA Steelcase Inc. uses an integrated risk management approach to evaluate all risks / opportunities that may impact our business. The information gathered during the risk / opportunity evaluation process is used to guide our strategic planning process. In NA NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes NA
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA While not specifically called out as climate change, our strategy does include our commitment to sustainability in our enterprise. We have identified risks and opportunities, established goals to reduce GHG emissions through an energy management strategy NA NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute and intensity targets Absolute and intensity targets NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes Yes NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/88/17788/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/7.EmissionsMethodology/Copy of worksheet-to-input-of-EF.xlsx NA NA
7. Further Information NA NA NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2) NA NA NA NA
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. NA USD($) NA NA
1. Attachments NA NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA NA
8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) NA NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? Our overall strategy is that we will evaluate based on business needs at the time. NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA NA NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 NA 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 NA 8071070 NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA No NA NA
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
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8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions No third party verification or assurance Proportion of Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.7a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.7b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements/Type of verification or assurance/Relevant standard/Attach the document No Response
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from biologically sequestered carbon relevant to your organization? No
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2 NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 NA 13638000
9.1. Do you have Scope 1 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
9.1a Reporting Period From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 1 metric tonnes CO2e 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Mexico/1444.95
9.2. Please indicate which other Scope 1 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By facility NA
9.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2c Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by GHG type: GHG type/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2d Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2e Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
0.3. Country list configuration Italy
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. USD($)
0.4. Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. USD($)
0.5. Please select if you wish to complete a shorter information request. NA
0.6. Modules NA As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
1. Attachments NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA Director of Global Environmental Performance is directly responsibility for climate change. He reports to the Chief Legal Officer/ Corporate Compliance Officer who in turn reports to the CEO. Compliance and risk management is also overseen by the audit co NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
1.2a. Who is entitled to benefit from these incentives? All employees/Monetary reward/All employees participate in a profit sharing bonus based on the organization's performance. When we reduce energy consumption, that lowers our operating cost and contributes to increased profitability.
10.1. Do you have Scope 2 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
10.1a Reporting Period: From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 2 metric tonnes CO2e/Purchased and consumed electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh)/Purchased and consumed low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Belgium/2037//
10.2. Please indicate which other Scope 2 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By facility NA
10.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/AMEX, Mexico/3621
10.2c Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2d Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
11.2. Please state how much fuel, electricity, heat, steam, and cooling in MWh your organization has purchased and consumed during the reporting year: Energy type/MWh Fuel/258685;Electricity/174660;Heat/;Steam/;Cooling/
11.3. Please complete the table by breaking down the total "Fuel" figure entered above by fuel type: Fuels/MWh Sub bituminous coal/61129
11.4. Please provide details of the electricity, heat, steam or cooling amounts that were accounted at a low carbon emission factor: Basis for applying a low carbon emission factor/MWh associated with low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling Supplier specific, backed by instruments/12400
12. Attachments NA
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12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Decreased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
12.1a. Reason: Emissions value (percentage) Emissions reduction activities: 100/Divestment: 0/Acquisitions: 0/Mergers: 0/Change in output: 0/Change in methodology: 0/Change in boundary: 0/Change in physical operating conditions: 0/Unidentified: 0/
12.2. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per revenue: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 4.85E-05/metric tonnes CO2e/4/Decrease/Continued plant optimization and modernization.
12.3. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per FTE: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 17.9/metric tonnes CO2e//N/A/
12.4. Please provide an additional intensity (normalized) metric that is appropriate to your business operations: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change No response
13.1. Do you participate in any emissions trading schemes? Yes
13.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? Our overall strategy is that we will evaluate based on track business needs at the time. Steelcase will collect data on aircraft fuel use, evaluate requirements, and create an approach to meet the requirements. Regulations were enacted in the U.S. that pr
13.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No
14. Attachments NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? Our overall strategy is that we will evaluate based on track business needs at the time. Steelcase will collect data on aircraft fuel use, evaluate requirements, and create an approach to meet the requirements. Regulations were enacted in the U.S. that pr
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes
14.2. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 3 emissions No third party verification or assurance
14.2a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 3 emissions that are verified/assured NA
14.3. Are you able to compare your Scope 3 emissions for the reporting year with those for the previous year for any sources? No, this is our first year of estimation
14.4. Do you engage with any of the elements of your value chain on GHG emissions and climate change strategies? (Tick all that apply) Yes, our suppliers; Yes, our customers
14.4a. Please give details of methods of engagement, your strategy for prioritizing engagements and measures of success We consult with customer to design high performance work places. This allows customers to maximize their work place productivity while optimizing their real estate needs.
14.4d. Please explain why not and any plans you have to develop an engagement strategy in the future NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details The scope of our risk management procedures includes our entire global operations. As part of our integrated business management system risks are identified and evaluated as to potential impact on supply chain, operations, and customers. This information
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA The scope of our risk management procedures includes our entire global operations. As part of our integrated business management system risks are identified and evaluated as to potential impact on supply chain, operations, and customers. This information NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes Our strategy has been influenced in that part of our manufacturing system modernization emphasis has been placed in increasing factory utilization consolidating operations to recycle square footage with using low impact technologies. The most important co
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Our strategy has been influenced in that part of our manufacturing system modernization emphasis has been placed in increasing factory utilization consolidating operations to recycle square footage with using low impact technologies. The most important co NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) Yes
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes
2.3a. On what issues have you been engaging directly?: Focus of legislation/Corporate Position/Details of engagement/Proposed solution Other: Regulatory Development/Neutral/Steelcase monitors regulatory and policy developments to determine potential impact on our business as well as consistency with our corporate values and goals./Where we determine there is an opportunity to further our
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA Steelcase monitors regulatory and policy developments to determine potential impact on our business as well as consistency with our corporate values and goals. NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? Yes
2.3c. Please enter the details of those trade associations that are likely to take a position on climate change legislation/Trade association Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association/Consistent/Following American National Standards Institute (ANSI) protocols, BIFMA convened a stakeholder group that began work in 2007 to create an industry sustainability standard. Contained
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? NA
2.3e. Do you fund any research organizations to produce public work on climate change? NA
2.3f. Please describe the work and how it aligns with your own strategy on climate change NA
2.3g. Please provide details of the other engagement activities that you undertake As part of our broader sustainability strategy and commitment we have participated in and worked through numerous industry trade and environmental research organizations to learn support policy and contribute. We find that through these efforts we can bet
2.3h. What processes do you have in place to ensure that all of your direct and indirect activities that influence policy are consistent with your overall climate change strategy? We continually measure our energy consumption and waste production while working to reduce both. This continuous improvement culture works towards reducing our climate change impact. Where appropriate, we monitor or participate in various groups or associ
2.3i. Please explain why you do not engage with policy makers NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA
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3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute and intensity targets Absolute and intensity targets
3.1a. Absolute target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Base year/Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/Target year/Comment 2012/Scope 1+2/100/25/2006/202783/2012/As 2012 concluded, we celebrated meeting and exceeding our goals and have now set new goals for going forward. Our new goal is to reduce our GHG emissions by an additional 25% by 2020 using 2010 as our base year.
3.1b. Intensity target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Metric/Base year/Normalized base year emissions/Target year/Comment 2012/Scope 1+2/100/25/metric tonnes CO2e per unit revenue/2006/0.0984/2012/This metric is calculated by taking Gross Sales in K USD and dividing by GHG eq in tonnes.
3.1c. What change in absolute emissions this intensity target reflects/ID/Direction of change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions at target completion?/% change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions /Decrease/62///
3.1d. Please provide details on your progress against this target made in the reporting year/ID/% complete (time)/% complete (emissions)/Comment /100/100/As 2012 concluded, we celebrated meeting and exceeding our goals and have now set new goals for going forward. Our new goal is to reduce our GHG emissions by an additional 25% by 2020 using 2010 as our base year.
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Certain products in our portfolio can have a direct contribution to our customers' ability to reduce GHG emissions; for example user controlled energy efficient lighting products such as LED lamps. Indirectly the products and services we provide are desig NA
3.3. Did you have emissions reduction initiatives that were active within the reporting year (this can include those in the planning and/or implementation phases) No Yes Yes
3.3a. Please identify the total number of projects at each stage of development, and for those in theimplementation stages, the estimated CO2e savings/Stage of development/3.3a. Number of projects/Total estimated annual CO2e savings in metric tonnes CO2e Under investigation/6/2600
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 3 13 Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities.
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards, Employee engagement, Financial optimization calculations NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities?/Comment Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards/Interestingly, we have found ways to be profitable while being a good neighbor.
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4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? - Further Information NA
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 1 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
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5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1a. Please describe your risks driven by changes in regulation /ID/Risk driver/ Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact /Other regulatory drivers/All of the items in the list of regulatory drivers may potentially have an impact. As with all regulatory and potential regulatory requirements, we monitor the developments to determine what if any impact they may have on our bu
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk and (iii) the costs associated with these actions We monitor and evaluate all business risk on a regular basis. We follow protocols required by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other reporting bodies that require exposures to be estimable, probable and material as part of that evaluation. Poten
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
5.1c. Please describe your risks that are driven by change in physical climate parameters/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact /Other physical climate drivers/All the risk drivers may have an impact however it would call for signficant speculation as to the potential risks, probabilities, and impacts at this time. Our locations are generally not in coastal areas./Other: All the
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA We monitor and evaluate all business risk on a regular basis. We follow protocols required by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other reporting bodies that require exposures to be estimable, probable and material as part of that evaluation. NA
5.1e. Please describe your risks that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact p45/Uncertainty of physical risks/Possible shortage of determined varieties of food Related disruption to supply chain Imports / exports as a function of food shortages Energy/water shortages Loss of guest in favour of other regions: p.e a volcanic erupti
5.1e.Climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA We monitor and evaluate all business risk on a regular basis. We follow protocols required by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other reporting bodies that require exposures to be estimable, probable and material as part of that evaluation. NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? -Transparency Yes
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA
6.1a. Please describe your opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation/ID/Opportunity driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact /Cap and trade schemes/EU ETS Cap and Trade for aviation./Other: Increased cost/Current/Direct/Very likely/Low-medium
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions We are still evaluating the impacts and potential cost increases.
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions We monitor and evaluate all business risk on a regular basis. We follow protocols required by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other reporting bodies that require exposures to be estimable, probable and material as part of that evaluation.
6.1e. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Our risk management and opportunity development approach is integrated in to our normal business development and budgeting process. We do not break out costs or opportunities solely based on environmental considerations. NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/88/17788/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/7.EmissionsMethodology/CDP Emissions Factors.xlsx NA
7. Further Information NA The electricity emission factor represents the Midwest electricity grid. Regional specific EFs were used for our locations. See attached for details. NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2)/7.1. Base year From Date:/To Date:/ Scope 1 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/N39Scope 2 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 2006-01-01/2006-12-31/126729/175935
7.2. Please give the name of the standard, protocol or methodology you have used to collect activity data and calculate Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions NA Other NA
7.3. Please give the source for the global warming potentials you have used Gas/Reference CO2/Other: World Resources Institute
7.4. Please give the emissions factors you have applied and their origin; alternatively, please attach an Excel spreadsheet with this data Fuel/Material/Energy/Emission Factor/Unit/Reference Electricity/0.00082/metric tonnes CO2 per MWh/World Resources Institute GHG Calculation Tools
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Financial control NA Boundary used for Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory during 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e NA Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 57125
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA No NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.4a Reporting Period From/To/Source/Scope/Explain why the source is excluded No Response
8.5 Reporting Period From/To/Please estimate the uncertainty of the total gross global Scope 1 and 2 emissions figures that you have supplied and specify the sources of uncertainty in your data gathering, handling and calculations/Scope 1 emissions No Response
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions No third party verification or assurance Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.6a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.6b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements: Type of verification or assurance/Attach the document No Response
0. Attachments NA NA NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA NA NA If you are in these sectors (according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)), the corresponding sector modules will be marked as default options to your information request. If you want to query your classification, please email respond@c
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Steelcase is a global, publicly traded company leading the office furniture industry with fiscal 2013 (March 2012 to February 2013) revenue of approximately $2.75 billion and nearly 10,000 employees around the world. The leadership team is based at the gl NA
0.1. Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. Steelcase is a global, publicly traded company leading the office furniture industry with fiscal 2013 (March 2012 to February 2013) revenue of approximately $2.75 billion and nearly 10,000 employees around the world. The leadership team is based at the gl
0.2. Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2012-01-01
Climate Counts 2012
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Reduce 0 38 52 NA
Report 0 10 12 NA
Review 0 13 27 NA
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2011 Electricity Usage /MWh 35 128078 272242310 Annual electricity consumption resulting from all operations within the defined boundaries of a given organisation.
2011 Renewables Usage /MWh 5 31928 20498400 Total number of MWh of electricity or proxy purchased globally from renewable energy power-generating projects directly or indirectly.
Biomass/Biofuel (%) 0 0 100 Biomass = woody waste; agricultural crops or waste; animal and other organic waste; energy crops; co-firing of biomass in fossil fuel generation plants. Biofuel = biofuels such as bioethanol and biodiesel.
Blend (%) 0 0 100 Blend = renewable electricity consisting of a mix of renewables as provided by for example third-party marketers.
Country USA NA
Geothermal (%) 0 0 79 Geothermal = all electricity from geothermal facilities.
Global CREX rank 1 125 280 The CREX participants are ranked based on the percentage of renewable electricity procured for their own use in 2011, calculated by dividing renewable electricity consumption by total electricity consumption for the period.
Hydro (%) 0 0 100 Hydro = hydro projects from new generation capacity.
Sector Consumer Goods NA ICB system top-level industry designation (via the Bloomberg Terminal).
Solar (%) 0 0 100 Solar = all electricity produced solar photovoltaics (PV) and solar thermal facilities.
Unknown (%) 0 0 100
Waste to energy (%) 0 0 100 Waste-to-energy = electricity using landfill gas or waste from other facilities such as wastewater treatment stations.
Wind (%) 0 100 100 Wind = all electricity from wind turbines.
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Description Our brands offer a comprehensive portfolio of workplace products furnishings and services inspired by nearly 100 years of insight gained serving the worldテ茎 leading organizations. Description of the company's product.
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Sum of Biogenic CO2 emissions 2.9 NA 23623772.5 Total biogenic CO2 emissions.
Sum of CO2 emissions (non-biogenic) 0.3 1386084.1 53858607.2 Total non-biogenic CO2 emissions
Sum of Gases with No Listed GWP (metric tons) 0.3397 NA 1036.4
Sum of HFC emissions 2558.79 NA 19215.8
Sum of HFE emissions NA NA
Sum of Methane (CH4) emissions 0.21 213.78 2491216.14 Total methane emissions
Sum of NF3 emissions 5332 NA 21231.68
Sum of Nitrous Oxide (N2O) emissions 0.31 310 10675387.54
Sum of PFC emissions 33930.1 NA 1221318.27
Sum of SF6 emissions 4254.2 NA 153581.4
Total reported direct emissions 30.03 1386607.88 54200390.452 Total emissions of CO2 and other gases in metric tons.
Industry Description NA NA Description of the type of industry the facility serves.
Is Some CO2 captured on-site and therefore not emitted? N NA Y Indicates if all CO2 is emitted or if some is sequestered.
Number of reporting facilities 1 6 50 Number of facilities reported to the EPA.
Percentage of facilities that emit pollutants 2 33.3333 100 Percent of reporting facilities that emit pollutants other than CO2.
Percentage of facilities that employ continuous emissions monitoring 6 NA 100
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Certificate Status Valid Valid Chain of custody certification applies to manufacturers, processors and traders of FSC certified forest products. It verifies FSC certified forest products along the production chain.
Country SPAIN NA
Expiry Date 41667 NA NA
Issue Date 39842 NA
License No. FSC-C003932 NA FSC trademarks may only be used by organizations or individuals that have obtained authorization and have a valid license (license code in the form FSC-N000000), and use must be in compliance with FSC’s trademark standards and guidelines.
License Status Valid NA FSC trademarks may only be used by organizations or individuals that have obtained authorization and have a valid license.
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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 51 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 78 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title NA The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 72 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 3.8 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
Global Reporting Initiative 2012
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Size NA MNE NA NA
Region NA Northern America NA NA
Report Html Address NA http://csr.steelcase.com NA NA
Report Pdf Address NA NA NA NA
Report reference IFC Performance Standards? NA No NA NA
Report reference ISO Standards? NA No NA NA
Report Title NA 2012Corporate Sustainability Report NA NA
Sector NA Consumer Durables NA NA
Sector Supplements (Final) NA Not Applicable NA NA
Application Level Undeclared Undeclared A+ G3 Application Levels indicate to which extent the GRI Guidelines have been utilized in the reporting and which set and number of disclosures have been addressed in the reporting. There are three Application Levels A, B and C.
Country (HQ) NA United States of America NA NA
Date Added To Sr List NA March 27, 2013 NA NA
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Guidelines NA GRI - G3.1 NA This field indicates which version of the GRI Guidelines is used for the reporting. As of publication year 2009, GRI only includes reporting that makes use of the G3 Guidelines, which were released in October 2006.
Integrated No No Yes GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Publication Year 2013 GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Region NA Northern America NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA NA NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA http://csr.steelcase.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Steelcase-Inc_2013-Corporate-Sustainability-Report_Web.pdf NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA 2013 Corporate Sustainability Report NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Consumer Durables NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA Not Applicable NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA MNE NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Corporate Governance 3 0 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 0 0 The RepRisk Index (RRI) is a quantitative risk measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company's exposure to controversial environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It does not measure a company's overall reputation, but rather is an indicator of their reputational risk.The Current RRI value indicates the current level of criticism about a company.
Employee Relations 3 0 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Environmental FootPrint 3 0.2 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
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Rank 400 N/R 1 REPORTWATCH RATING
Report Rating D C- A REPORTWATCH RATING
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include_measurement 0 1 1 Does your COP identify targets, define performance indicators and measure outcomes?
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to anti-corruption?
references_environment 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to the environment?
references_human_rights 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to human rights?
references_labour 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to labour rights?
starts_on NA 01/01/2012 NA Start Date
differentiation NA active NA At what level is the declarer?
ends_on NA 12/01/2012 NA End Date
format NA sustainability_report NA How is your COP shared with stakeholders?
UN Global Compact 2014
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ends_on NA 05/01/2014 NA End Date
format NA sustainability_report NA How is your COP shared with stakeholders?
include_continued_support_statement 0 0 1 Does your COP contain a statement by the CEO (or equivalent) expressing continued support for the Global Compact and renewing your company’s ongoing commitment to the initiative and its principles?
include_measurement 0 0 1 Does your COP identify targets, define performance indicators and measure outcomes?
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to anti-corruption?
references_environment 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to the environment?
references_human_rights 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to human rights?
references_labour 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to labour rights?
starts_on NA 05/01/2013 NA Start Date
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