Innovation & Environment

Creating a sustainable future with smart solutions

Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions ¹


Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Scope 1 & 2) ¹

59,716 MTCO2e

Environmentally preferable products globally


New product introductions


Grounded in collaboration and driven by our customer relationships, our approach to innovation enables us to cultivate Science for Goodness by building a more sustainable future with smart solutions.

We are focusing on innovation and environment together and embedding environmental sustainability throughout our organization. Our objective is to enhance the value of Avantor by creating a better world for our associates, customers, suppliers and communities at large.

Pillar goal

  • Reduce operational GHG emissions 15% by 2025 1

We understand our shared responsibility to address climate change and other key environmental sustainability issues. To reduce our environmental footprint and deliver product and service solutions that support a low-carbon economy, we will:

  • Reduce our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by lowering our energy consumption (electricity, gas and fuels) and seeking renewable and other lower-impact energy sources
  • Work to protect the environment by preventing pollution from production and logistics, avoiding or minimizing waste generation, and promoting the use of environmentally preferable products and packaging
  • Monitor and manage our environmental impact by tracking our energy and water use, waste generation, recycling and other related activities and taking action to reduce our impact
  • Raise associate awareness of these commitments, including training on our environmental responsibilities
  • Comply with the requirements of relevant legislation and regulations
  • Engage with key stakeholders on important environmental issues and serve as a reliable partner for customers, suppliers, the environment, and the society we live in — including identifying ways that our services and products can reduce environmental impact

Operational Sustainability

The commitment to environmental and operational sustainability is the responsibility of our entire organization.

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Sustainable Product Innovation

As a leading supplier to life sciences, advanced technologies and applied materials industries, Avantor is trusted to provide sustainable product and service innovations for some of the world’s most demanding applications.

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1 Absolute reduction of Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions vs. 2019 baseline.

Avantor®, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. Our portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development and production activities in the industries we serve. Our global footprint enables us to serve more than 300,000 customer locations and gives us extensive access to research laboratories and scientists in more than 180 countries. We set science in motion to create a better world.