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Environmental Sustainability

We recognize the link between environmental health and the health of our members and communities. This is reflected in our approach to sustainable business operations and through our efforts to support community health and resiliency.

Our Path to Carbon Neutrality

Elevance Health met our 100% renewable electricity target in 2021 — four years ahead of schedule.

Sustainable Operations

Elevance Health continually improves the environmental sustainability of our operations and business activities to make our communities healthier.

Elevance Health’s company-wide environmental policy, strategy, and goals are overseen by the Governance Committee of the Board of Directors. Our Chief Sustainability Officer is responsible for establishing our strategy, reporting on environmental sustainability initiatives, and identifying climate-related risks and opportunities.

Elevance Health is part of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. It calls on companies to align with universal principles on human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption.

Environmental Sustainability Focus Areas Include:

Energy and Climate Performance

Pursue carbon neutral operations for scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions

Renewable Energy

Procure 100% renewable electricity for operations

Supply Chain Sustainability

Engage with strategic suppliers on setting their own science-based GHG emissions reduction targets


Provide enhanced support to the people our companies serve, especially to people experiencing economic insecurity

Climate and Community Resiliency

Elevance Health supports climate and community resiliency through our approach to health, our partnerships, and our business activities.

The Elevance Health Foundation partners with disaster relief organizations and provides financial support to consumers, associates, and communities during difficult times.

Read about our environmental sustainability policies and efforts in our Impact Report.

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Supply Chain

Elevance Health manages environmental and social impact and risk across our supply chain.

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