In The Community

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


  • 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

  • Vending Machines – Delicious, Healthy, and Energy-Efficient Vending – Not An Oxymoron

Office supplies

Medical supplies and equipment