The environment plays an important role in the health of every community. As a leading health and well-being company, UnitedHealth Group’s mission is to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. We are committed to minimizing our impact on the environment by conserving energy and natural resources and raising employee awareness about improving the environment.
Recycled 7,743 tons of paper and saved 129,940 trees
Completed 15 funded energy projects including interior and exterior lighting upgrades and water reduction projects
Reduced year-over-year controllable energy use by 2.54% and year-over-year greenhouse gas emissions by 1.95%
Implemented 35 low cost / no cost energy and water conservation projects
Maintained business operations
in LEED-certified facilities
(Leadership in Energy &
Environmental Design) totaling 1.6 million square feet
Completed a waste audit for
UnitedHealth Group's largest
headquarters office complex,
which contributes to future
Data as of year-end 2018.
UnitedHealth Group’s green business practices are reducing our carbon footprint in daily office work. We are moving toward paperless communications and implementing workplace conservation initiatives. Following are a few examples from our workplace in 2017:
UnitedHealth Group has expanded its conservation efforts beyond paperless communications by: