The BlueCrew provides our associates with opportunities to serve:
Since 2010, we have worked aggressively to reduce the environmental impact of our operations:
Reduction of Absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 2015
GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTIONIn Scopes 1 & 2
Emissions produced from the burning of fossil fuels on Blue Cross property (e.g. heating buildings by burning natural gas)
Emissions associated with the electricity Blue Cross purchases for its offices
Emissions attributed to the company's business but occur form sources not owned or controlled by Blue Cross (e.g. commuters, e-workers, and purchased goods and services)
Reduction of Paper Use by 2015
Reduction of waste to landfill by 2015
Our new Boston headquarters prioritized health and sustainability
Of our office furniture is flame retardant free
of our cafeteria wares are compostable
of our carpeting is made from 100% recycled material
We have developed an ambitious set of 2020 sustainability goals focused on the following areas:
Climate change is one of our biggest public health issues and poor air quality continues to impact asthma rates and lung and heart disease.
Healthy eating and food systems prioritize and support environmental sustainability, local agriculture and human health.
Thriving regional ecosystems and community access to green and blue space are critical to our health and our economy.
Products and materials found in our offices, schools and homes should be free of pollutants and toxic chemicals.
Stay up-to-date on our progress by visiting www.bluecrossma.com/corporate-citizenship