Reporting Boundary: Head office – Huebner
Emission sources: Electricity, T&D losses,
natural gas, water, waste, business travel, paper,
homeworking (excluded from footprint)
Reporting Period: 01 Jan 2020 – 31 Dec 2020
We engage our employees and wider stakeholders to unlock their talent and knowledge to drive year on year progress in sustainability.
We recognise that transparent communication is essential for transformational change and we quantifiably contribute to 5 SDG’s.
Since 1988, Acumed has remained focused on the founders’ original vision of providing innovative solutions to meet the needs of the whole healthcare community, including hospitals, surgeons and patients.
While the company place much of its focus on the practice of orthopaedics and the healthcare community around them, they are keenly aware of the contributions they make to the world at large.
As a result, they put a tremendous amount of emphasis on ethical business practices, its stewardship of resources and support for global humanitarian efforts.
Since 2010, the internal Social Responsibility Committee has ensured activities throughout the company have the support and resources needed to achieve positive results. The company focus on the Environment, Governance, Wellness and Community.
In this crucial Decade of Action, Acumed wants to ensure that they are a force for good: positively transforming society and the planet by measuring its own impact on the environment. Over the next year, they are committed to tackling climate change and inspiring others to join the movement.
Through Planet Mark, the company are protecting an area of endangered rainforest thanks to Cool Earth; a charity working alongside rainforest communities to halt deforestation. Its pledge through Cool Earth goes directly towards supporting the Asháninka community in Central Peru.
The company is also helping the Eden Project – an educational charity building connections with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work together towards a better future. Acumed looks forward to sharing its sustainability achievements with the wider community.
As part of the Planet Mark certification, Acumed has committed to making a year-on-year reduction.