Sustainability and Social Business Innovation

Sustainability & Social Responsibility


With methodical, needle-moving solutions, we enable our customers and scientists to accelerate access to health for people everywhere – all while reducing the environmental footprint of science. 

We think responsibly and act in terms of generations instead of quarters, believing in the long-term impact on our customers and products. This spirit underpins our sustainable success. 

Our strategic programs focus on where we can have the greatest impact for sustainability through extensive programs in three main areas:

4 Categories of Greener Alternatives
Greener Alternative Products

Explore all our Greener Alternative Products in one place. These are products with significant sustainability improvements compared to a “traditional” alternative, helping you reduce your environmental footprint.

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Product Sustainability: 4 Categories of Greener Alternative Products

Our Greener Alternative Products fulfill at least one of four criteria. Learn more how we decide what’s “greener”.

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Design for Sustainability

Design for Sustainability (DfS) is our industry-first framework that takes a holistic, life-cycle approach to maximize sustainability improvement during product development.

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SMASH Packaging

Explore our proprietary packaging sustainability framework that comprises optimizing resources, producing more sustainable materials, and designing them for circular economies.

DOZN™ Quantitative Green Chemistry Evaluator
DOZN™ Quantitative Green Chemistry Evaluator

Discover our free, industry-first Green-Chemistry tool that utilizes the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry to quantify the greenness of any product or process.

A graphic of a conveyer belt passing through the outline of a brain. On the conveyer belt are various pieces of laboratory plastic waste, including a trash bag of pipette tips and empty plastic bottles, a package filled with an empty bioreactor bag and test tubes. The common illustration for recycling surrounds the entire conveyer belt.
Plastic Recycling Programs

Learn more about our reuse and recycling programs that incorporate our products and packaging, and how we help our customers with their own waste reduction goals. 

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