Taking Positive Action - Johnson & Johnson Recognized as Corporate Environmental Leader by EPA
To qualify for Corporate Leaders, companies must have a substantial number of facilities in Performance Track. For example, 82 percent of Johnson & Johnson's facilities are part of the program.
Johnson & Johnson has seven major facilities in
The companies also promise to continuously improve their environmental performance and that of their suppliers and customers. Companies can improve the environmental performance of their customers by providing them information such as how to use a product or how to recycle.
Other Corporate Leader qualification considerations include: a strong record of compliance with environmental regulations; robust corporate management of environmental issues; past and future commitments to environmental performance improvement; and public outreach and reporting on environmental achievements.
Based on these criteria, each year EPA expects to invite a limited number of companies to apply for the Corporate Leader designation.
Historically a facility-based program, Performance Track has added this
Since the program's inception in June 2000, Performance Track membership
Performance Track encourages participation by small, medium and large facilities. The major industries are represented, with manufacturers of chemical, electronic and electrical, and medical equipment composing nearly 40 percent of the current members.
The public sector is also represented by members such as national defense installations, postal facilities, and municipalities. Performance Track provides incentives that promote high levels of environmental performance and a learning network in which best practices are shared.
For more information on membership benefits, visit the Performance Track Partnership webpage.
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