Commercial, Energy Efficiency, GHG Emissions - July 19, 2022
IDEXX Sets 2030 Goals
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., a pet healthcare company, set new goals, including establishing targets to reduce Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 37.8% by 2030.
The company also set a new goal to source 100% renewable electricity by 2030 and transitioned to sustainable insulated packaging for cold consumable shipments in 2021 in the U.S., which will avoid the use of approximately 330,000 pounds of polystyrene foam waste each year.
Details were provided in its 2021 Corporate Responsibility Report, which is IDEXX’s third report and includes disclosures aligned with leading reporting standards and frameworks.
“Driven by our Purpose to enhance the health and well-being of pets, people, and livestock, we have a responsibility and an opportunity to create a better future for animals, people, and our planet,” said Jay Mazelsky, IDEXX President and CEO in a statement. “As we work together on key initiatives in our ESG focus areas, IDEXX will support the advancement of the standard of animal care globally, create long-term value for our stakeholders, and make a meaningful difference in the world.”