(MUSCATINE, IA – July 17, 2023)HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) 

The HON Company is proud to announce its parent company HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI), has released the Corporation’s 2022 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, which details continued commitment to and progress towards a more inclusive, safe, and sustainable future by Respecting People, Reducing Impacts, and Redefining Tomorrow. 

We understand the call to innovate and think about our resources in new ways. This year, across all HNI brands and departments, we found ways to further reduce energy consumption, emissions, and waste. We are embracing sustainability as part of our company culture and as an important consideration in all of our decisions.” Jeffrey D. Lorenger, Chairman, President, and CEO HNI Corporation

As seen in the report, HNI is making progress on the company’s measurable goals contributing to its long-term growth and success. The report includes stories and details of activities undertaken by HNI to reduce energy use, emissions, and waste, and further integrate sustainability into HNI’s company culture. 

Key highlights include: 

  • 47% Non-Recyclable Foam Eliminated from Packaging 
  • 1% Pre-Tax Profits Donated Annually 
  • 100% of Tier 1 Suppliers compliant with new Code of Conduct 
  • Reduced absolute energy consumption by 8% compared to 2018
  • Reduced absolute combined Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 64% 
  • Source 100% renewable electricity 
  • Advanced all task seating from BIFMA LEVEL® 2 to LEVEL® 3
  • Progress in understanding the chemicals in products

“This is an exciting time for HON as we focus our work to align with the needs of our customer and our industry. We are proud to take a leading role in key impact areas that ensure a more sustainable future,” explains Brandon Bullock, President of HON. 

The report was prepared with reference to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards and is informed by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Standards, the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

HON and HNI believe that being more inclusive, becoming better stewards of resources, and building stronger, healthier communities doesn’t have an endpoint and tomorrow should be inclusive, safer, and more responsible than yesterday. 

The complete 2022 Corporate Social Responsibility Report can be accessed here: https://www.hnicorp.com/social-responsibility.