Cigna on track for 2020 - Smart Energy Decisions

Commercial, Energy Efficiency, GHG Emissions  -  June 13, 2018

Cigna on track for 2020

Cigna announced it is on track to meet its 2020 environmental targets, including a 20% reduction in GHG emissions, a 15% reduction in energy use, and a 10% reduction in water consumption, all from a 2013 base year.

The news was shared as part of the release of the fifth annual Cigna Connects Corporate Responsibility Report by the global health service company. The report, said Cigna Cigna President and CEO David M. Cordani, “shows how the company has steadily progressed in aligning our mission and actions to our social purpose, and in leveraging our unique customer and client expertise and resources to deliver value to communities around the world and to society as a whole.”

Among the achievements reached in the area of environmental sustainability by Cigna were:

  • Received third-party verification for Cigna's greenhouse gas emissions data
  • 18 energy conservation projects were completed across the portfolio with a combined savings of more than 1.9 million kWh electricity; 58,554 therms natural gas; 1,102 metric tons carbon; and $456,253 in energy and maintenance cost avoidance.
  • Reached 17 LEED certified buildings and 18 sites currently enrolled in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR® program
  • Helped more than 2.7 million Cigna customers to opt out of paper statements resulting in eliminating millions of pieces of paper and envelopes
  • Recycled over 725 tons of equipment and materials that were removed as part of building renovations.


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