Environmental Leader: Kaiser Permanente Unveils Sustainability Scorecard for Medical Products (05/04/10):

The scorecard is the latest announcement in a string of sustainable initiatives launched by the company since 2007. As an example, Kaiser Permanente eliminated about 45.7 tons of medical waste in 2007 by working with Ascent Healthcare Solutions, a leading reprocessing company. The company also embarked on a green building plan in 2007 for both new and existing hospitals.