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

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Achieve a corporate recycling rate of 65 percent by 2020.

2018 Accomplishments

27% reduction

of Anthem’s scope I 
and II GHG intensity 
since baseline 2013.

36% reduction

in water intensity 
 our 2020 goal.

59% recycling

diversion rate 
in 2018.

Key Initiatives

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

Innovative Solutions

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

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Associate Engagement

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