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Newsweek ranks Humana among greenest companies in U.S.

 

Humana has been ranked among America’s greenest companies by Newsweek magazine for its commitment to environmental sustainability. As No. 69 on Newsweek’s rankings, Humana was the highest ranked health insurer and No. 10 out of all health care companies on the 500-company list.

Humana’s focus on environmental sustainability – dubbed Healthy Planet – includes our acknowledgement of the effects of climate change on the health and well-being of its members. In addition, Humana is committed to the following:

  • Minimizing its environmental footprint
  • Adopting environmental and green standards in its facilities
  • Increasing its waste diversion rate from 13 percent to 40 percent by the end of 2015
  •  Improving its supply chain sustainability
  • Engaging its associates in sustainability efforts

For operating in an environmentally conscious way, Humana has not only been recognized by Newsweek, but by others, including being listed on the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index as the leader among health care companies. In addition, Humana received a ranking of 83 out of 100 on the FTSE4Good Index, which measures the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards. Humana’s score on the Carbon Disclosure Project, an independent nonprofit organization with the largest database of corporate climate change information in the world, rose to 83 percent, up from 80 percent in 2013.

To learn more about Humana’s Healthy People, Healthy Planet, and Healthy Performance efforts, check out the 2012-2013 Humana Corporate Social Responsibility Report.

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