STUTTGART, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — McKesson Europe has published its first Europe-wide Corporate Responsibility Report in accordance with the international Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines: The company provides insights into its sustainable handling of economic and ecological resources and informs readers about its commitment to social responsibility; these activities include increasing Energy Efficiency and Material Reduction. The McKesson Europe CR strategy is based on the principle: “Creating value. Reducing impact.”
“To us, this report provides the valuable opportunity to introduce you to how we understand our environmental, social and governance responsibility, how we adopt it, and what we do to contribute to a healthy world,” says Brian Tyler, Chairman of the Management Board of McKesson Europe.
The CR Report is based on the key figures from sustainability management in the 13 countries where the company is active.
Conversion to LED lighting and the introduction of electronic picking documents are examples of both company-wide and country-specific measures to increase Energy Efficiency and Material Reduction. For example, LED lighting will reduce energy consumption by about 40% for each warehouse. Switching to electronic picking documents in Germany will save 1.5 million sheets of paper per year, the equivalent of 500 trees. Insights into local and Europe-wide social responsibility initiatives, like McKesson employees’ volunteer work, round off the report.
You can find McKesson Europe’s first Europe-wide Corporate Responsibility Report (PDF 2.1 MB) in English on our website.
SOURCE: McKesson Europe
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