Our ambition is to be a catalyst for positive change. Our continued investment in our planet supports our purpose to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives. It is also a way to build trust with society, if our actions are guided by a commitment to transparency and creating enduring change.




We will encourage associates across our operations to adopt an environmental sustainability mindset.

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We will work to understand how a changing climate will impact people's health and deliver environmentally sustainable medicines.



We will minimize the impact of our actions on the planet and invest in environmental solutions that also protect biodiversity.



We aim to drive sustainability through our own operations, 还有bwin国际官方网站的供应商, and we have set ambitious targets to minimize our impacts on climate, 废物和水.

In 2021, we committed to becoming Net Zero by 2040. We are currently in the process of aligning our strategy and targets to the new Science Based Targets (SBT) Net Zero Standard published in October 2021. 



reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 1 and 2) vs. 2016年的基础


reduction in water consumption in our own operations vs. 2016年的基础


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We take our responsibility to protect the environment seriously. Additional information about our progress against targets and our efforts to reduce our impacts on the environment is published in the following documents.

Novartis in Society Integrated Report 2022

The Novartis in Society Integrated Report covers our business, 策略与绩效, 包括环境方面, 社会及治理主题. 


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Environmental Performance Indicators 2022

Environmental data in the Novartis in Society Integrated Report includes best estimates for October-December. This data has now been updated with actual data for the full year 2022.

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  1. In accordance with SBTi net-zero standard
  2. All Novartis sites to reduce water consumption in all areas and be water neutral in water-stressed regions by not depleting local water reserves. Water-stressed regions are determined using WWF water risk filter
  3. Plastic neutral defined as weight of plastic packaging entering the environment for disposal is approximately the same as weight being recovered for recycling
  4. Updated in October 2023 to reflect 12-month actual data from FY2022