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Examples of statements of intent:

“As part of our commitment to environmental leadership, we are dedicated to reducing the environmental and human health impacts of materials and chemicals throughout our supply chain.” (HP)

“At BD, we consistently strive to provide superior products and services in pursuit of our purpose of Advancing the world of health. It is our goal to promote environmentally sound practices and protect the health and safety of our associates, our customers and partners, and the communities in which we live and work. It is our vision to have all associates working safely and in an environmentally responsible manner.

Consistent with this mission, it is our policy at BD:….To conserve natural resources, energy and water, reduce the generation of waste and emissions, reuse and recycle materials, minimize the use of hazardous materials, promote renewable energy use, and to use EHS management systems to identify and effectively manage our impact on the environment.” (BD)

“In the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, safety is our legacy and we have given it a lot of careful thought. We understand the world community not only has an interest in, but a right to know why we use certain chemicals in our products. Our customers want and deserve products that have low to no toxicity and which degrade into innocuous substances in the environment. We adhere to a set of guiding principles that minimizes the use of chemicals of high concern (1) and ensures safe use of chemicals in the formulation and manufacturing processes of our products. These principles guide all phases of our product development and they are supported by a continuous improvement product stewardship strategy.” (J&J)

“The objective of this policy is to encourage the use of safer chemistry in the products sold by Kimball Hospitality including chemicals used in our manufacturing processes, raw materials and packaging materials sourced from our supply partners. The intent of this policy is to eliminate and minimize hazards to our employees, customers, communities, and the environment.” (Kimball Hospitality)