Blue Shield of California Achieves Carbon Neutrality in Effort to Improve Environment and Health

15th December 2020

Nonprofit health plan integrates environmental sustainability as part of its public health strategy; latest milestone equates to taking 6,300 cars off the road each year.

OAKLAND, Calif. (December 15, 2020) – Blue Shield of California announced today that the nonprofit health plan has achieved carbon neutrality, a key environmental sustainability milestone that’s resulting in offsetting carbon emissions that equate to taking 6,300 cars off the road each year.

Environmental sustainability is part of Blue Shield’s broader efforts to improve the health of individuals, families and communities throughout California. As a result of its efforts, the health plan has received the Carbon Neutral® company certification from Natural Capital Partners, leading experts on carbon neutrality and climate finance.

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