SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading global medical technology company, today announced that it has earned the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems certification for 16 of its locations worldwide.
This achievement demonstrates CareFusion's commitment to environmentally responsible business practices globally. Through the ISO 14001 certification, CareFusion agrees to continue its waste reduction and recycling initiatives, smart consumption of energy and materials and follow processes to manage environmental issues.
"At CareFusion, we take our responsibility to be a good steward of the environment very seriously," said Neil Ryding, executive vice president of Manufacturing and Supply of CareFusion. "The ISO 14001:2004 certification is evidence of our commitment to continually improving our environmental performance and meeting the expectations of our customers."
CareFusion initiated the ISO 14001:2004 registration process in early 2011. The company demonstrated to an independent auditing agency an enterprise-wide understanding of the ISO 14001:2004 standard, along with documented environmental policies and management processes. The agency conducted certification audits in mid-2011 and finalized certification approval in September 2011.
CareFusion (NYSE: CFN) is a global corporation serving the health care industry with products and services that help hospitals measurably improve the safety and quality of care. The company develops market-leading technologies including Alaris® infusion pumps, Pyxis® automated dispensing and patient identification systems, AVEA®, AirLife™ and LTV® series ventilation and respiratory products, ChloraPrep® skin prep products, MedMined™ services for data mining surveillance, Nicolet™ neurological monitoring and diagnostic products, V. Mueller® surgical instruments, and an extensive line of products that support interventional medicine. CareFusion employs more than 14,000 people across its global operations. More information may be found at www.carefusion.com.