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2013-07-17 08:22:09

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS) has issued the first gold-level certification to Designtex, a Steelcase Company, under the facts(TM) ecolabel developed by the Association for Contract Textiles (ACT). The certification recognizes Designtex's "Gold Standard" textiles collection - including its Concept, Precision, and Pop Art styles - as meeting stringent criteria for environmental sustainability from the fiber stage to end-of-use. (Logo:...

2013-07-10 16:22:06

The U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Version 4 Rating System, overwhelmingly approved last week by member voters, includes the Cradle to Cradle Certified(CM) Program, solidifying the organization's commitment to material health, a movement advanced for 25 years by American architect William McDonough and German chemist Michael Braungart. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC), LLC, a firm that leads clients beyond...

2013-06-06 16:27:51

Regard(TM), a customizable solution for the healthcare journey GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study conducted by Nurture researchers following the journey of patients through the healthcare system shed light on three major pain points in the waiting spaces of today: the time wasted waiting for direction, consultation, and results; dehumanizing spaces with rows of armchairs in tight configurations to wait in; and no privacy, access to technology, or...

2013-05-09 08:34:57

SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LiquidSpace, the web and mobile platform that helps everyone find on-demand office and meeting space, today announced it has raised a follow-on of $1.3 million to the $6 million Series B funding raised earlier this year. The funding comes from two new strategic investors - Steelcase and CBRE Group, Inc., global leaders in workplace strategy and commercial real estate. As companies increasingly reevaluate their workplace strategies, demand for...

2013-02-05 08:25:29

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services, a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, is pleased to announce that Stanley Mathuram, P.E., has joined the company to head up its furniture industry certification services. Mr. Mathuram comes with extensive expertise in the green building industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/MM63583LOGO) "Stanley has a long pedigree in the green building community," said Dr....

2013-01-10 08:28:16

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As video becomes a dominate communication tool in the workplace and in the classroom, challenges such as inadequate space, lack of privacy, and concern over physical appearance are making the transition difficult for many people. Steelcase, a global leader in office and education environments, is displaying concept spaces and technology, this week at the HigherEd TECH Summit at CES, that better address these key barriers and create a more intuitive,...

2012-10-17 07:27:30

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology companies can bring products to market 30-50 percent faster when they use lean product development techniques, says Katherine Radeka, an expert in getting products to market faster and author of the new book The Mastery of Innovation: A Field Guide to Lean Product Development. "Getting products to market faster helps companies grow faster and make more money," said Radeka, president of Whittier Consulting Group, Inc., which helps...

2012-08-01 02:30:48

RYE, N.Y., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Serendipity Labs, Inc. (www.serendipitylabs.com) announced today the launch of the first location of its premium members-only workplace network. The insightful Serendipity Labs workplace design allows members to easily traverse from collaborative spaces to quiet personal workspaces to social gathering spaces throughout the day. Each walk-in workplace location offers members and their guests leading technology and an exceptional experience....

2012-07-18 02:26:52

NEW YORK, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Momentum is building for the 18th Annual National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition (ErgoExpo), the largest ergonomics event in the nation, held at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Dec. 4 - 7, 2012. The expo is already larger than last year with new companies joining the show and exhibitors increasing the size of their exhibit space. Exhibitors include: Darcor Casters, ergoCentric, Fellowes, Focal Upright Furniture, GelPro Matting, Herman Miller,...

2012-06-06 10:21:13

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) highlighted new certification services at the Sustainable Brands Conference this week (Booth #46), designed to serve the global trend toward adoption of more intensive sustainable practices. SCS serves leading sustainability-focused companies in 10 distinct industry verticals, such as forestry, food, biofuels, fisheries, furniture, and retail/CPG. (Logo:...