Herman Miller

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Herman Miller doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

Herman Miller has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in sustainability practices. This score reflects a moderate level of carbon intensity in the company’s operations. To enhance its sustainability efforts, Herman Miller needs to focus on reducing its carbon footprint and lowering its carbon intensity.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Herman Miller is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Herman Miller operates in the United States, a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 8.29% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Herman Miller, founded in 1905 and based in Zeeland, Michigan, operates within the industrial manufacturing sector, specializing in high-quality furnishings and related services. With a legacy of over a century in innovative design, the company offers solutions for various environments including offices, homes, educational institutions, and healthcare facilities. Recognized for its commitment to corporate social responsibility and sustainability, Herman Miller is a celebrated name in both the design community and among socially conscious businesses.

Bad news, Herman Miller hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Herman Miller has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to limit warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

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Herman Miller could reduce its emissions by transitioning to renewable energy sources for all purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, which has the potential to lower their emissions by 30%.
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Our methodology

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