Corporate Responsibility

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Reducing the Impact of Our Products & Services

Future-Forward Products

The products we create help our customers improve people’s lives every day, but we recognize that every product we make also has an environmental impact.

As a result, we imagine sustainable life science products of tomorrow and bring them forward to our customers today.

Our products are designed to offer the highest in innovation, quality, safety, and effectiveness, while at the same time helping our customers reduce their own environmental impacts and costs in order to meet their specific sustainability goals.

We have set a 2015 goal to increase product sustainability in 10% of the product families we offer.

In order to achieve this goal, we are actively integrating sustainability into product design and packaging, offering increased customer options for product recycling and improved end-of-life management, and building upon our constant focus on product quality and safety.

Design & Innovation

Design & InnovationInnovative product design improving performance while reducing negative impacts 

Recycling & End of Life

Recycling & End of LifePrograms helping customers with safe, responsible alternatives at end of products’ useful life  


PackagingSolutions improving performance while reducing materials, waste, and impacts 

Product Quality & Safety

Product Quality & SafetyThe foundation of our product commitment, embedded in all we do