Össur , Reykjavik, Iceland, announced that it will be carbon neutral in 2021, its 50th anniversary year.
The company will be carbon neutral for energy and fuel consumption, waste generation, business travel, transportation of goods, and electricity consumption of finished goods suppliers this year. This represents direct and indirect emissions (Scope 1 and 2) and selected Scope 3 emissions, according to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol.
“We care about the environment and take our responsibility seriously. We have been actively working on establishing a good overview of the company’s carbon footprint and are proud to commemorate the company’s 50th anniversary by becoming carbon neutral,” said Jon Sigurdsson, president and CEO.
“As part of our larger commitment to sustainability, we are contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and Climate Action is one of four UN Sustainable Development Goals we have chosen to focus on. The others are Good Health & Well-being, Gender Equality, and Responsible Consumption and Production,” Sigurdsson said.