Cisco Home tops Wood Furniture Scorecard for sustainability
December 1, 2021 | 1:22 pm CST
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On its website, Cisco Home boasts, “Everything that goes into our furniture is just as good as it is for the environment.”

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Cisco Home, a manufacturer and retailer of residential furniture, ranks number one on the 2021 Wood Furniture Scorecard issued by the Sustainable Furnishing Council (SFC) and National Wildlife Federation (NWF).
 

Wood Furniture Scorecard

Cisco Home scored 30 out of a possible 32 points in the fourth annual sustainability rating program created by the SFC and NWF. On its website, The Pasadena, Calif-based home furnishings company boasts, “Everything that goes into our furniture is just as good as it is for the environment.”

Cisco Home is one of 17 “Top Scorers” consisting of companies accumulating 20 or more points. In addition to Cisco, the top five ranked companies on the 2021 Wood Furniture Scorecard include Williams-Sonoma, 28 points; The Arrangement, 26 points; Working Wonders, 26 points; and Ikea, 25 points.

The SFC and NWF developed the Wood Furniture Scorecard “to encourage furniture retailers, the industry’s greatest influencers, to implement robust policies that drive responsible wood sourcing practices through their complex supply chains.” Furthermore, the two groups say, “The Scorecard’s objectives are to build awareness of best practices, to support progress, and to recognize leadership.

Nearly 120 North American furniture retailers were scored this year for a variety of issues including “responsible wood sourcing policy” and “responsible sourcing practices and performance.”
 
View the 2021 Wood Furniture Scorecard.
 

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Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.