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Henry Schein Celebrates Earth Day 2024

MELVILLE, N.Y. , April 22 /Businesswire/ - Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is celebrating Earth Day by highlighting the importance of environmental sustainability within the health care industry. Earth Day, celebrated in more than 190 countries globally, aims to raise awareness about the environment and promote sustainability efforts to protect our planet for a healthier future.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240419717508/en/

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“Henry Schein has a significant global presence, with operations in 33 countries and territories and 58 distribution and manufacturing facilities strategically located worldwide, serving over a million customers,” said Jennifer Kim Field, Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer, Henry Schein. “We acknowledge our environmental impact and are committed to managing it effectively as we strive to drive positive change throughout our global value chain. We’re confident that alongside our customers, Team Schein Members, and supplier partners, our collective commitment will bolster a healthier planet for healthier people.”

To recognize the observance, Henry Schein is:

  • Spotlighting Process Improvements

    In honor of this year’s EarthDay.org global theme – Planet vs. Plastics – Henry Schein launched a new video in its “What Makes this Box Special” series, which showcases the plastic-saving process improvements implemented throughout 2023 in Henry Schein’s Eastern Creek, Australia, Distribution Center. Click here to watch.
  • Implementing Carbon-Neutral Shipping

    For the month of April, the Company is offering carbon-neutral shipping in partnership with select carriers in its U.S. network. This initiative aligns with Henry Schein’s environmental focus areas of mitigating its impact on the climate, reducing landfill waste, and recycling and reusing valuable materials while practicing smart and efficient use of energy and water resources.
  • Providing Helpful Resources

    The Company developed a resource page to tell the stories of Team Schein Members from around the world, detailing how each individual embraces environmental sustainability. In addition, the resource page provides information on Practice Green™, Henry Schein’s global initiative designed to empower the broader health care community with ways to reduce their environmental footprint while providing high-quality patient care. It offers customers and supplier partners with products, solutions, and resources to support their environmental sustainability efforts. The initiative continues to evolve with the ever-changing health care landscape, and was recently recognized by Ragan Communications, winning its “Global ESG Initiative” award.

About Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a solutions company for health care professionals powered by a network of people and technology. With more than 25,000 Team Schein Members worldwide, the Company's network of trusted advisors provides more than 1 million customers globally with more than 300 valued solutions that help improve operational success and clinical outcomes. Our Business, Clinical, Technology, and Supply Chain solutions help office-based dental and medical practitioners work more efficiently so they can provide quality care more effectively. These solutions also support dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, as well as other alternate care sites.

Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 300,000 branded products and Henry Schein corporate brand products in our distribution centers.

A FORTUNE 500 Company and a member of the S&P 500® index, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, N.Y., and has operations or affiliates in 33 countries and territories. The Company's sales reached $12.3 billion in 2023, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 11.5 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.

For more information, visit Henry Schein at www.henryschein.com, Facebook.com/HenrySchein, Instagram.com/HenrySchein, LinkedIn.com/HenrySchein. and @HenrySchein on X.


STORY TAGS: Photo/Multimedia, United States, North America, Sustainability, Environment, Medical Supplies, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), Health, Hospitals, Professional Services, Dental, Corporate Social Responsibility, Product/Service, Event, New York,

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