Envista Releases its Latest Sustainability Report

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Large dental company is taking steps to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, and to “digitize, personalize, and democratize dental care.”

Envista Releases its Latest Sustainability Report | Image Credit: © Envista Holdings Corporation

Envista Releases its Latest Sustainability Report | Image Credit: © Envista Holdings Corporation

Envista Holdings Corporation announced the release of its 2022 Sustainability Report last week and among the finding is a meaningful year-over-year reduction in the company’s greenhouse gas emissions. The report details Envista’s efforts to incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations into its mission to digitize, personalize, and democratize dental care.

"As we approach the fifth anniversary of Envista's operations as an independent company, we remain committed to helping dental professionals improve their patients' lives by digitizing, personalizing, and democratizing oral care. Every day, our products and solutions are accelerating the future of dentistry," says Amir Aghdaei, CEO of Envista, in a press release." As with all endeavors at Envista, our sustainability strategy is driven by a commitment to continuous improvement. I am proud to report that the investments we have made in our sustainability journey thus far have enabled the meaningful and positive outcomes that we are able to share in this year's report.''

The full substantiality report can be found HERE.

Highlights from Envista's 2022 Sustainability Report include:

  • Realized a meaningful year-over-year reduction in their greenhouse gas emissions (scope 1 and 2) of 20% on an absolute basis and 22% on an intensity basis.
  • Invested around $650,000 to support mission trips, education opportunities, and direct donations to oral health-focused non-profit organizations through the Envista Smile Project.
  • Established across-functional Sustainability Council tasked with identifying and acting on opportunities to improve the company's approach to sustainability across its value chain.
  • Continued to achieve both 99% gender pay equity and 99% ethnic pay equity in the U.S.
  • Delivered attractive improvements in employee health and safety outcomes through continued investment in its EHS systems.

Aghdaei added in the press release, "Mitigating our environmental footprint, fostering a culture that is equitable, diverse, and fair, and ensuring good governance and oversight are not only critical to Envista's commitment to responsible corporate citizenship – they are also critical to our long-term success. As such, while I am pleased to share our progress this year, I am even more motivated by the progress we will make together in the years to come."

The 2022 Sustainability Report provides both Envista's sustainability-related performance to date and the foundation upon which Envista will continue to identify opportunities for continuous improvement across the company's key sustainability topics. The company welcomes all stakeholder feedback on this 2022 Sustainability Report—the responses can be shared via email at sustainability@envistaco.com.

Envista consists of 30 trusted dental brands, including Nobel Biocare, Ormco, DEXIS, and Kerr.

The group helps its customers deliver optimal patient care through industry-leading dental consumables, solutions, technology, and services. Its comprehensive portfolio includes dental implants and treatment options, orthodontics, and digital imaging technologies.

According to the report, Envista serves more than a million dentists in over 140 countries through one of the largest commercial organizations in the dental products industry and through their dealer partners. In 2022, the company generated total sales of $2.6 billion, of which approximately 83% were derived from sales of consumables, services, and spare parts.

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