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.
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:
Pursue carbon neutral operations for scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions
Procure 100% renewable electricity for operations
Engage with strategic suppliers on setting their own scope 1 and 2 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.
Elevance Health manages environmental and social impact and risk across our supply chain.