Industrial, Sourcing Renewables - July 13, 2023
HNI Reduces Emissions by 64%
HNI Corporation, a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and residential building products, lowered its absolute combined Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 64% by sourcing 100% renewable electricity for global operations.
The company continued to make progress on its zero waste to landfill goal with two facilities achieving zero waste and four additional facilities increasing diversion rates to above 84%.
HNI also eliminated 47% non-recyclable foam in packaging towards a goal of 100% recyclable packaging and achieved progress to better understand the chemicals in manufactured products.
Details were given in its biennial Corporate Social Responsibility Report, which includes details of activities undertaken by HNI to reduce energy use, emissions and waste.
“HNI is gaining momentum and making important strides toward our corporate CSR goals. We are committed to the long-term success of HNI, which includes our commitment to the planet, the communities where we operate, and our members,” said Jeff Lorenger, HNI Corporation, Chairman, President and CEO in a statement.