As a manufacturer our operations impact the environment and the climate. Ferrosan Medical Devices acknowledges and shares the concerns on climate change and takes responsibility by reducing the environmental and climate impact of our operations.
Ferrosan Medical Devices’ policy on environment and climate applies to everyone and everything we do. This includes but is not limited to:
- Administration and IT: Energy consumption, paper use and traveling
- Facilities: Energy efficiency and waste management
- Innovation and product life cycles: Selection of materials, material use and design for disposal
- Production: Material use, energy consumption, water use and waste management
- Logistics and distribution: Emissions and transportation need
The environment is considered to be our surrounding nature and community, including emissions of greenhouse gases and thus our effect on the climate.
Ferrosan Medical Devices is committed to operating in compliance with all environmental laws, standards and regulations in the countries and jurisdictions we operate within. Ferrosan Medical Devices also requires our suppliers to be compliant with all environmental laws, standards and regulations.
As an international manufacturer Ferrosan Medical Devices will impact the environment and climate. Ferrosan Medical Devices’ objective is to reduce our environmental impact across our business.
Ferrosan Medical Devices is conscious of the environmental impact we have, and we invest in reducing our negative impact on environment and climate. Consequently, considerations on environment and climate are an integral part of planning and development across our entire business.
Ferrosan Medical Devices’ main environmental impact stems from our manufacturing operations. From use of materials, electricity, gas and water, as well as waste generation to the distribution of our products. Consequently, optimizing resource usage is of great importance to Ferrosan Medical Devices and central in our efforts to reduce our environmental impact.
Ferrosan Medical Devices’ commitment to reducing our impact on the environment and climate also include the three environment related principles of the UN Global Compact Ten Principles, deriving from the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development:
Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Principle 8: Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.