Taking Action

Environmental Stewardship



Case Studies

To encourage widespread adoption of operational practices that promote health, Kaiser Permanente publicly shares its environmental success stories and lessons learned. The case studies below highlight the challenges, results, and lessons learned in the process of moving to more environmentally responsible products and practices in our hospitals and medical facilities.

Building materials and equipment

Electronic equipment and IT solutions

Logistics

  • Distribution – Smart and Efficient Distribution: Partnering with Suppliers on Joint Goals
  • Fleet – Right-Sizing of Southern California Courier Fleet
  • Materials Distribution – A New Route to Great Savings

Sustainable food and agriculture

  • Coffee and Tea – All Sustainable in Northern California Region
  • Vending Machines – Delicious, Healthy, and Energy-Efficient Vending – Not An Oxymoron

Office supplies

Medical supplies and equipment