December 11, 2020
AmerisourceBergen Recognized for Environmental Sustainability Leadership and Receives a B on 2020 CDP Climate Change Disclosures
VALLEY FORGE, Pa -- AmerisourceBergen today announced it reached another milestone on its environmental sustainability journey by earning a B on the 2020 CDP Climate Change Disclosure. The CDP assesses companies on the comprehensiveness of their disclosure, awareness and management of environmental risks and demonstration of best practices associated with environmental leadership.
“AmerisourceBergen is taking bold steps to be environmentally aware and address climate change issues, while giving the company the tools we need to become better stewards for our business and the planet. Our CDP performance is a clear demonstration of the hard work and commitment across our organization and within each of our associates to live our purpose and create healthier futures for all,” said Gina Clark, EVP, Chief Communication and Administration Officer at AmerisourceBergen.
AmerisourceBergen scored particularly high on CDP disclosure in areas related to business impact and financial planning, scope 1 & 2 emissions, and emission reduction initiatives.
Knowing that energy management is critical to sustainability and an area of continuous improvement, AmerisourceBergen has worked to deploy efficiency measures across the organization. The company focuses on ensuring transportation and energy efficiency, managing greenhouse gas emissions, minimizing waste and maximizing recycling. Most recently, AmerisourceBergen moved beyond operational efficiencies to also focus on climate adaption strategies, including those that address social impacts and the risks to physical assets.
CDP’s annual environmental disclosure and scoring process is widely recognized as the gold standard of corporate environmental transparency. A detailed and independent methodology is used by CDP to assess companies on a scale of A to D-. CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts.
AmerisourceBergen provides pharmaceutical products, value-driving services and business solutions that improve access to care. Tens of thousands of healthcare providers, veterinary practices and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work—and powered by our 22,000 associates—we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures. AmerisourceBergen is ranked #10 on the Fortune 500, with more than $185 billion in annual revenue. The company is headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa. and has a presence in 50+ countries. Learn more at amerisourcebergen.com.