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Getinge awarded most sustainable company in the Life Science industry

Getinge awarded most sustainable company in the Life Science industry

For the second time, as World Finance Magazine awards businesses across the world that are taking action to tackle climate change, Getinge was named winner in the category Most Sustainable Company in the Life Science Industry.

As World Finance Magazine announced this year’s winners of their sustainability award, Getinge was recognized for its alignment with the Paris Agreement, UN Global Compact, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The medtech company was named winner in the category Most Sustainable Company in the Life Science Industry with the following motivation:

The judging panel took a close look at Getinge's ambitious 2019 - 2024 sustainability program, aiming to reduce energy consumption, emissions, waste aligned with the Science-Based Target Initiatives, increase customer satisfaction and employee engagement, support the Pratham project among other initiatives. Last but not least points for Getinge to stand out from the competitors for its resilient business operation during the pandemic.

“Sustainability is one of our top priorities and at the core of everything we do. Last year we announced the intention to become a CO₂ neutral company by 2025, which supports our objective to contribute to sustainable health care, environmentally as well as socially. We are honored to receive this award,” says Magnus Lundbäck, Executive Vice President Human Resources & Sustainability at Getinge.

World Finance provides coverage and analysis of the financial industry, international business and global economy. Since 2019, the magazine awards businesses that have shown admirable commitment and are making the business world a greener place.

All of World Finance’s sustainability award winners are announced at www.worldfinance.com.

Read more about World Finance’s sustainability awards 2021 >>

Media contact:

Anna Appelqvist, Vice President Corporate Communications
Phone: +46 (0)10 335 5906
E-mail: anna.appelqvist@getinge.com

About Getinge
With a firm belief that every person and community should have access to the best possible care, Getinge provides hospitals and life science institutions with products and solutions that aim to improve clinical results and optimize workflows. The offering includes products and solutions for intensive care, cardiovascular procedures, operating rooms, sterile reprocessing and life science. Getinge employs over 10,000 people worldwide and the products are sold in more than 135 countries.

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