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Sustainability in Houston, in 20 slides

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By John Kim

"We spend 19% of our money on cars."

Get your attention? I know it got mine.

That is the beauty of Pecha Kucha: 20 seconds per slide and only 20 slides is just 400 seconds to tell your story. Grab the audience’s attention early, move quickly, and be concise, and you will be successful.

Herman Miller's Curt Pullen Joins Board of Drucker Institute

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 12, 2011 - Curt Pullen, Herman Miller's EVP and President of Herman Miller North America, joined the Drucker Institute's Board of Advisors, along with bestselling Japanese author, Natsumi Iwasaki.

rePurpose: Recycling at its Best

By Keasha Palmer
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Do you know that Herman Miller has a program that arranges for companies to donate its used furniture to charitable organizations? It’s called rePurpose and it’s recycling at its very best.

Children + Books = Possibilities

By Rachel Classen
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As part of the Herman Miller Education team’s recent book drive, our dealership, Workplace Resource Southern California, collected books for some very deserving children.

Our "Zero" Effort Scores Another Recognition

By Steve Jackson
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We’ve been working to get to zero operational footprint by 2020. Right now we’re 91 percent of the way there. People have recognized us for our effort and, on Friday, March 25, I accepted an award on behalf of Herman Miller for Best Sustainability Performance at the Social Innovation Awards. It was an unusual experience because, unlike the other eight or so award recipients in other categories, Herman Miller had no opposition!

Herman Miller at Fortune Brainstorm Green

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By John Kim

As the words “green” and “sustainability” become part of business vernacular, it shouldn’t be a surprise that hundreds, if not thousands, of conferences have emerged to discuss these topics. The conference we never miss is Fortune Brainstorm GREEN, held this year in Laguna Nigel, California, April 4-6.

CSR Minute: Herman Miller Scores #1 in Fortune's "Most Admired Companies"; Chambers Ireland Launches 8th CSR Awards

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Herman Miller Again Tops Contract Furniture Industry in FORTUNE's 'Most Admired' Companies Survey

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 8, 2011 - For the 23rd time in 25 years, Herman Miller, Inc. was the highest ranking furniture manufacturer in a survey among the executives and board members of peer companies and independent industry analysts, as published in FORTUNE magazine's annual "Most Admired" companies feature.

Defining the Qualities of Business Sustainability Leaders

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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In business, every function has a purpose and every job requires a unique set of skills in order to fulfill on that purpose.  When it comes to defining rolls for a sustainable business future, what skills and leadership qualities will your business leaders require to meet its purpose? 

Herman Miller featured on "Green Spaces" in Vertical Review

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Herman Miller was recently featured in the Green Spaces column of Vertical Review.  The article starts "Design excellence, ingenuity and environmental consideration are all leading factors in what defines Herman Miller as an award-winning business. With more than 100 years of industry experience, this West Michigan furniture company is primarily known for creating highly sophisticated home and office furnishings and offers a wide variety of products with the goal to help make a better world around its customers.

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