Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

Net Positive Products

Humanscale products are audited and validated by the International Living Future Institute, under their LIVING PRODUCT CHALLENGE. The most rigorous test of sustainability requires manufacturers to make their own operations net positive across seven impact categories.

Humanscale is proud to be the first company ever to offer any product - let alone 26 - that is certified climate, energy and water positive.

26 Humanscale products have been certified net positive - meaning any time they are made, the planet is measurably better off.

Impact Categories


Articulates where it is acceptable to manufacture goods and extract raw materials, how to protect and restore a place once it has been developed for manufacturing, and why it is important to respect all living species that are native to these places.


Realign how manufacturers use water and to redefine “waste” in manufacturing so that water is respected as a precious resource.


Envisions a new age of product design and manufacturing, where facilities rely solely on renewable forms of energy and operate in a safe, pollution-free manner, ultimately giving back more than they take.

Health & Happiness

Encourages the creation of items whose purpose is to holistically enhance the physical and emotional wellness of the people who use them.


The intention of MATERIALS is to help create a materials economy that is healthy, ecologically restorative, transparent and socially equitable.


Goes well beyond the notion of corporate responsibility; it gives companies the opportunity to be leaders in creating a world that is better for all people, all over the world.


The intent of the BEAUTY Petal is to recognize the need for beauty to enrich our lives and to honor the impacts of the things we make. There are no limitations to Beauty other than our imaginations and what we as a society choose to value.

Material Transparency

Understanding and being transparent about what’s in our materials is the first step to driving change. Humanscale is taking a proactive role in identifying all of the ingredients in their products. This entails working with suppliers at all levels to identify and evaluate the ingredients in their products, packaging, manufacturing processes, and key partners in the supply chain.

Formfunc fully supports the Humanscale mission to publish thorough and accurate list of material ingredients for every product. Like nutritional labels on food, Humanscale uses standard formats to publish the ingredients: Health Product Declarations (HPDs) and Declare labels. We are committed to informing and educating our customers about the contents of Humanscale products, so they can make the best decisions possible.

Once the ingredients are identified, Humanscale evaluates each one for its impact on people and the environment. They systematically replace chemicals of high concern with safer alternatives.

You can find in-depth information on all of Humanscale’s Health Product Declarations in the HPD Public Repository or Declare Product Database or contact us at Formfunc Studio for more info.


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