In line with its newly introduced Sustainability Bond Framework,
Increase Access to Medicines
- Provide free or subsidized health care and treatment options to people with limited resources, including those who live in low and middle-income countries, or those affected by socioeconomic crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Improve Lives and Communities/Empower a Diverse Workforce
- Recruit, hire and train a diverse workforce and increase procurement of products and services from diverse suppliers, including companies owned by women, ethnic and racial minorities and members of the LGBTQ community.
Minimize Environmental Impact
- Reduce air emissions by improving energy efficiency – through the design, construction, operation, or maintenance of energy-efficient equipment, facilities and infrastructure – as well as increasing renewable energy capacity through the acquisition or development of new onsite or offsite renewable energy technology.
- Reduce waste and water emissions, improve water quality and efficiency and protect coastal, marine and watershed environments.
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