Our Environment

As a health benefits company, Anthem recognizes the link between environmental health and the health of our consumers and communities. We are committed to continually improving the environmental sustainability of our operations and business activities.

Our Focus Areas

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Energy and
Climate Performance

Reduce Scope I and II greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity by 30 percent by 2020 (2013 baseline).

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Water
Conservation

Reduce office water intensity by 30 percent by 2020 (2013 baseline).

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Materials
Management

Achieve a corporate recycling rate of 65 percent by 2020.

2017 Accomplishments

22% reduction

in Anthem’s GHG footprint since baseline 2013

34% reduction

in Anthem’s water use since baseline 2013

55% recycling

of ongoing office waste from landfills in 2017

Key Initiatives

Across the Anthem organization, we are developing and implementing multifaceted approaches to mitigate our environmental impact.

Innovative Solutions

Learn more from our employees about the innovative, sustainable solutions Anthem has in place to help us realize our environmental goals.

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Employee Engagement

To educate, inspire, and engage employees, Anthem holds annual Earth Day events at our facilities. The events feature our environmental initiatives and encourage participation in Green Teams. Composed of employee volunteers, Green Teams champion site-specific and enterprise-wide environmental efforts.