CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 11 /CSRwire/ – Sustainability Roundtable, Inc. (SR Inc), the leader in Sustainability Program Assistance, announced that at Intuit’s global headquarters in Mountain View California in December, SR Inc recognized Anthem as the Sustainable Business & Enterprise Roundtable’s (SBER) 2018 Outstanding Corporate Leader and Matthew Mayerhofer, TripAdvisor’s Global Design, Operations, Maintenance & Sustainability Lead as the SBER’s 2018 Outstanding Corporate Executive.
Anthem joins former SBER Outstanding Corporate Leader of the Year firms such as Bloomberg, Cisco, Salesforce and SAP due to Anthem’s industry leading best practices in driving greater environmental sustainability throughout Anthem’s national operating portfolio in 23 states, which supports more than 58,000 associates. Significantly, Anthem is the first health care organization recognized by SR Inc as an Outstanding Corporate Leader of the Year.
Hakon Mattson, Anthem’s Director of Sustainability receives the SBER’s 2018 Outstanding Corporate Leader Award
In 2018, Anthem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) as a leader among Health Care Providers & Services companies. The decision to include Anthem on the DJSI was based on a broad analysis of Anthem’s practices across economic, social and environmental issues.
SR Inc has supported Hakon Mattson, Anthem’s Director of Sustainability since 2014 through SR Inc’s year-round SBER business service. Specifically, SR Inc has been pleased to assist Hakon in identifying Anthem’s current and desired future state and by developing a cross-departmental Sustainability Committee, Sustainability Strategy, and Multi-year Roadmap for implementation that included the public reporting necessary to move to recognized leadership in Corporate Sustainability. SR Inc was also pleased to assist Anthem through a multi-stakeholder Materiality Analysis to determine the most material Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) items for Anthem in relevant Goal Setting, Metric Selection, Data Collection and Reporting. Anthem’s recognized success includes:
Adopting the Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Standards throughout its sustainability