Environment
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Sustainability Report

Environment

Edwards Lifesciences conducts business with care and respect for our environment. The Environment section of our 2016 Sustainability Report contains our management approach and annual performance for the following material topics:

  • Energy & Emissions
  • Waste
  • Water
  • Environmental Compliance
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Irvine Facility Uses Natural Bioswales for Storm Water Filtration
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Sustainability Targets
By 2020, reduce our environmental footprint according to Edwards’ Environmental, Health and Safety plan.
Strengthen Our Communities
Sustainability Targets
Complete cost/benefit assessment for alternate and renewable energy opportunities by 2020.
Strengthen Our Communities
Sustainability Targets
Achieve third-party ISO 14001 Certification at 100% of global manufacturing facilities by 2018.
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Dominican Republic Employees Hold Reforestation Project to Benefit Environment
In 2016, employees from our Haina, Dominican Republic, manufacturing location held our first local reforestation project, “Jornada de Reforestacion.” In addition to its immediate carbon and biodiversity benefits, this project contributes to Haina’s sustainable livelihoods, improves the conservation of protected areas and enhances water provision services.
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