Kaiser Permanente

This submission reflects this organization's contribution to the climate effort, representative of their current actions and commitments as well as the ways in which they intend to step up and collaborate with others.

Kaiser Permanente's Climate Action Contribution

About Kaiser Permanente's Climate Efforts

Greenhouse gas emissions are a known contributor to climate change and the rise of pollution and disease. As a health care organization, we understand that it’s our responsibility to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions even as we grow our services. Since 2008 we have reduced our greenhouse gas emissions 29% while growing our membership 36%. Our goal is to become carbon neutral in 2020.

Climate Action Commitments

Current Climate Actions Kaiser Permanente Is Taking:

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Commit to 100% Renewable Power: RE100

Companies joining RE100 make a commitment to 100% renewable electricity across their operations , working to increase corporate demand for – and delivery of – renewable energy.

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Commit to Responsible Corporate Engagement in Climate Policy

Join companies and investors that are helping to shape government policy on climate, taking early action and leadership, and showcasing their commitment to a safer and more prosperous economy.

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Improve Water Security

Responsible water management is fundamental to ensure long-term resilience and is vital to achieving carbon ambitions. Companies can demonstrate their commitment to being responsible water stewards through this program of actions laid out by the Business Alliance for Water and Climate (BAFWAC).

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Organization details

Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve more than 12.2 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. For more information, go to: kp.org/share.
Sector
Health Care Organization
Location
Oakland, CA