Johnson & Johnson’s Earthwards: Promoting Greener Product Development
Sustainability is no longer a fleeting trend. It is becoming a standard practice of companies both large and small, across multiple industries here in the United States and around the world. The health care sector is no different. While the safety and efficacy of health and personal care products will always be paramount, people today are increasingly interested in the sustainability of the products they purchase.
This series is about EARTHWARDS, a Johnson & Johnson program designed to promote greener product development throughout the enterprise. You will hear from employees at Johnson & Johnson and its Family of Companies, including some of the sustainability advocates who helped build and evolve the program over the years; brand managers and R&D leaders who collaborate to design greener products; and external corporate social responsibility (CSR) experts who will provide their own unique perspectives on more sustainable product development at Johnson & Johnson.
Posted: Apr 24, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST
The numbers speak for themselves, yet many health care professionals wonder: what is the true value of sustainability? Johnson & Johnson's VP of Finance Joe Wolk makes some calculations on Talkback.
Posted: Mar 13, 2013 – 08:21 AM EST
In the final installment of the Earthwards series, CSRwire's Aman Singh explores the future of the program through the eyes of two well-respected sustainability experts: Andrew Winston and L. Hunter Lovins.
Posted: Mar 06, 2013 – 08:37 AM EST
Health systems produce a daily average of 26 pounds of waste for every staffed hospital bed. How can medical technology providers like Johnson & Johnson help hospitals reduce their environmental impact? Adam Cornfield reports.
Posted: Feb 27, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST
Can a company ever become a "fully sustainable company" and, if so, what’s the right roadmap to getting there? Aman Singh searches for the answer by examining J&J's journey.
Posted: Feb 20, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST
From green to greener, Johnson & Johnson's Senior Director of Worldwide Environment Health and Safety Al Iannuzzi examines the journey of adopting Earthwards across the company's sectors.
Posted: Feb 13, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST
How challenging can it be to change the design, ingredients and packaging of existing products, built on years and years of research and testing? Aman Singh goes in depth at Johnson & Johnson.
Posted: Feb 06, 2013 – 08:30 AM EST
Every company is faced with this balancing act of making products to meet consumer needs while addressing their inherent impacts. So, what if we change the way products are made? Johnson & Johnson's Keith Sutter debuts a new series on Talkback.