Medicom will plant 30,000 trees as part of its CSR commitment to sustainable development
Posted: October 7, 2021 at 4:01 am MDT|Update: 54 minutes ago
MONTREAL, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Quebecbased at AMD Medicom Inc. (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of medical grade respiratory and procedural masks, is proud to announce the planting of 30,000 additional trees in that of British Columbia Yunesit’in firefighter rehabilitation site as part of a second collaboration with One Tree Planted, a non-profit organization dedicated to global reforestation. Earlier this year, the company planted 10,000 trees in from New Brunswick Isthmus of Chignetco as part of a voluntary environmental compensation program for boxes of masks used at their Montreal manufacturing plant.
“We know that while our single-use personal protective equipment plays an essential role in the safety of frontline healthcare workers, their use is not without consequences for the environment. This is why we are determined to be part of the solution by supporting organizations such as A Tree Planted Into Reforestation and other environmental compensation efforts, ”explained Jean Tourlas, president of Medicom North America.
Along with these environmental compensation efforts, Medicom announced the introduction of a formalized global corporate social responsibility policy, which is part of a sustainability effort for the Canadian multinational.
“Since the creation of Medicom, we have carried out activities based on many of these principles and we believe that the time has come to formalize them in a Group policy, driven by our collective objective”, declares Guillaume Laverdure, COO of the Medicom group. “We are very proud of the protection we provide to healthcare professionals and other experts around the world. Today, we continue this direction by affirming our commitment to make a positive impact in the world through the establishment of our global corporate social responsibility policy. “
Medicom’s management is committed to fulfilling its environmental, social and governance (ESG) responsibilities and reporting on progress in every area covered by policy, including the environment, human rights, philanthropy and economy, improving business operations. The company is already investing in sustainability initiatives that help reduce its carbon footprint, including waste management projects and the development of innovative products and processes that minimize environmental impact.
As a result, Medicom customers and end users can purchase Medicom products with confidence, knowing that the company is continuously working to protect the planet while making the world a safer and healthier place for healthcare workers and their patients. .
About Medicom Group
The Medicom Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of high quality, single use, infection prevention and control products for the medical, dental, industrial, animal health, laboratory, retail and retail markets. retail and health and wellness. Medicom has been named one of the from Canada Best Managed Companies for 2021 and received a Mercure Award at the Mercuriades 2021.
Medicom distributes infection control products under the brands Medicom, Ritmed, Kolmi, Hopen, Ocean Pacific and Hedy. Medicom subsidiaries include Kolmi-Hopen in France, Medicom Asia in Hong Kong, United Medical Enterprise in the United States, KHM Engineering at Singapore and Medicom HealthPro Limited in the UK
Medicom has extensive experience in meeting the demand for personal protective equipment in the event of a pandemic. Medicom was founded in 1988 in response to the urgent need for medical gloves for healthcare professionals during the global HIV crisis. Since then, the company has been a reliable provider of infection control solutions during multiple outbreaks, including avian flu, SARS, H1N1 and Ebola, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more information on Medicom and its comprehensive portfolio of infection control solutions, including a wide range of medical masks, please visit Medicom.com, Follow us on Twitter @MedicomNA or visit the pages on Facebook Where LinkedIn.
About a planted tree
One Tree Planted is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization whose mission is to empower everyone to help protect the environment by planting trees. Its projects span the globe and are carried out in partnership with local communities and qualified experts to create impact on nature, people and wildlife. Reforestation helps rebuild forests after fires and floods, creates jobs with social impact and restores biodiversity. Many projects have overlapping goals, creating a combination of benefits that contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. To learn more, visit onetreeplanted.org.
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