Validation that we are doing good while doing well.
The recognition below is a testament to the dedication of Goodmans team members to our commitment to excellence and the betterment of our company and communities.
Goodmans Becomes Arizona’s First Certified B Corporation
Certified B Corporations are a new type of corporation that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corporations are unlike traditional businesses because they:
- Meet comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards
- Meet higher legal accountability standards
- Build business constituency for good business
- Goodmans is the only office furniture dealer to receive certification in the U.S.
Better Business Bureau International Torch Award for Ethics
In 2014 Goodmans was honored with this international award for exhibiting outstanding ethical practices. The Council of Better Business Bureaus selected Goodmans because of its best practices in leadership character and organizational ethics.
GameChangers 500 is a list profiling the top purpose-driven companies in the world. In contrast to the Fortune 500 list emphasizing profit, Gamechangers 500 focuses on companies that maximize benefits to people and the planet. Goodmans was recognized along side companies such as Google, Apple and Herman Miller.
Six-Time Best Places to Work Winner
Goodmans is a six-time Phoenix Business Journal "Best Places to Work" winner. This award recognizes companies where employees, through a third-party administered employee satisfaction survey, rank their company and work environment as being the best place to work. The areas surveyed are varied parts of employee life, including workplace environment, leadership direction, culture, and management practices.
New Mexico’s Healthiest Employers
New Mexico's Healthiest Employers recognizes companies for their efforts in keeping team members healthy. Some of Goodmans' health initiatives include employee health fairs, wellness program, on-line medical consultation and access to a wellness coach free of charge.
Better Business Bureau Business Ethics Award
Goodmans won the BBB Business Ethics Award for 2013. This award recognizes outstanding businesses that maintain a solid commitment to ethics and trust in the marketplace with a focus on customer service and community service.
50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Award
Goodmans won the Achievers 50 Most Engaged WorkplacesTM Award for 2012. This prestigious, national award goes to top employers displaying leadership and innovation for efforts towards engaging their workforces. This award is to inspire enhancements to the workplace by highlighting and championing the growth of employee-centric organizations worldwide.
Business of the Year & Community Champion
Goodmans received the 2012 Business of the Year and Community Champion (less than 250 employees) awards from the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. These two awards are to honor not only the significant economic contributions Goodmans has made to the Valley, but also the remarkable difference they have made in the lives of their employees and to many community organizations. These awards are presented to the very best of the greater Phoenix business community.
The Valley’s Healthiest Employer
Goodmans is one of 22 small Arizona companies given "The Valley's Healthiest Employer" 2012 title. This honor recognizes companies employing the most innovative strategies for keeping the workforce healthy. Some of Goodmans health initiatives under the "GoodBalance" program include an employee health fair, company-wide wellness program, on-line medical consultation, and bi-monthly massage days.
National Dealership Award Winner
Goodmans was the first recipient of Office Furniture Dealers Alliance National Dealership Award in 2011. We were selected among thousands of dealers across the US, Canada and Mexico. And here's the kicker: we were the unanimous selection by the judges!
Most Admired Companies (MAC) Recipient
We were evaluated on Workplace Culture, Leadership Excellence, Corporate and Social Responsibility and Customer Opinion to obtain the MAC title. We are proud that our name and reputation help promote the Southwest as a "best place to work and live," contributing to the economy and workforce.
Copper Cactus Award – Tucson
The Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Award celebrates the accomplishments and innovation of Southern Arizona's small businesses for their extraordinary commitment to the working environment, business growth, and community stewardship.
CEO Cancer Gold Standard
Goodmans #1 value is our people. The health and happiness of our employees is our top priority. It naturally made sense to become CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accredited, showing our commitment to take concrete actions to reduce the cancer risk of our employees and their families through screenings, early detection, and healthy changes in lifestyle and in the workplace. This program is a series of cancer-related recommendations, developed by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, to fight cancer in U.S. workplaces.
City of Tucson Green Business Certification
Not only do we believe in being "green," we are committed to setting the standard for other businesses. There is no "green washing" here. In 2010, our Tucson location piloted the Green Business Certification Program to assist in tracking energy, water, waste and pollution through audits that became the City of Tucson standards.
Goodmans' Phoenix showroom earned the US Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Commercial Interiors (LEED-CI) certification in 2008, making Goodmans the second company in Arizona ever to earn the designation at the time. We were green before green was in! We made all the right "green" decisions in 2004 when we renovated our showroom before LEED-CI existed.
Arizona Corporate Excellence Award
Goodmans was named the 2008 recipient of the Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Community Impact Award and awarded a spot on ACE's Top 50 Private Companies list. The ACE Awards recognize Arizona's largest privately-held companies and the impact they have on the community and the state's economy. Judged by top-ranking business leaders, the Community Impact Award recognizes the company that has given back to Arizona communities for the greater cause.
Spirit of Enterprise Award
The name says it all. Goodmans won the Spirit of Enterprise Award in 2004. This award, presented by the Center for the Advancement of Small Business at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, recognizes ethics, energy and excellence in entrepreneurship.