Sustainability Program

Sustainability Program

As part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, we are working to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. We are simultaneously helping our customers reach their own goals through sustainable product choices, convenient recycling programs, and expertise in the latest advancements in sustainability.

Our Progress in 2023


in Scope 1 and 2
emissions vs. 2018


of sites powered by renewable electricity


Greener Choice products


of suppliers by spend have
set science-based targets


of water intensive facilities in water scarce regions have been assessed


certified Zero Waste

Greener Choice Products

You can now achieve your sustainability objectives thanks to our Greener Choice products.

Look for the green leaf icon under SPECIAL PROGRAMS in the Narrow Results filter.

This filter allows you to identify all the items that are environmentally preferable to products in the same category.

Learn More on the Green Solutions Page

Trusted Sustainability Partner Program

Trusted Sustainability Partner Program

Look for the green world icon on product pages to find items offered by suppliers that have qualified for our Trusted Sustainability Partner program.

Trusted Sustainability Partners:

  • Show dedication to protecting the environment by being accepted into the program, which has established rigorous qualification standards
  • Have set goals aligned with science and have taken action to help prevent the worst impacts of climate change as outlined by the 2015 Paris Agreement

Learn More About the Trusted Sustainability Partner Program



TerraCycle Zero Waste Box™

Recycle almost any type of consumable waste from your laboratory.

Available in BE, DE, ES, FR, IE, NL, UK

DuPont™ Tyvek™ Garment Recycling

Divert garments from landfill and give them a second life as new products.

Available in AT, BE, DE, DK, NL; UK coming soon

RightCycle by Kimberly-Clark™ Professional

Turn hard-to-recycle PPE, gloves, garments, and eyewear into new consumer goods.

Available in AT, BE, CH, DE, ES, FR, IE, NL, UK

Chemical Bottle Returns

We can collect your empty glass bottles for recycling free of charge.

Available in UK only

Cool Earth

We support Cool Earth to back people to protect rainforests and fight the climate crisis.

Learn About Cool Earth

Useful Links and Certificates

CDP Report

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Global EHS Policy

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CSR Report

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Zero Waste Certificate

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Environmental Policy

The Fisher Scientific channel represents a one-stop source and choice for a family of global product and service brands comprising a comprehensive range of laboratory equipment, chemicals, instruments, biological products, and consumable supplies. The Fisher Scientific channel's extensive list of alliances with major manufacturers, as well as our own brand of Fisherbrand products, allows us to give our customers easy access to the products that are most in demand—all from one supplier. We recognise that protection of the environment requires commercial activity to be conducted in a sustainable manner.

The Fisher Scientific channel operates a comprehensive Environmental Management System which ensures compliance with all applicable environmental legislation, regulations, codes of practice and any other standard to which the Company subscribes.

It is the Fisher Scientific channel’s policy to operate to the highest environmental standards through:

  • The consideration of environmental issues in all relevant business strategies and initiatives
  • The prevention of pollution, reduction of waste and minimisation of resource consumption
  • The education of employees in how to carry out tasks in an environmentally responsible manner
  • The setting and monitoring of objectives and performance indicators to ensure continual improvement of our environmental management system and to enhance environmental performance
  • The purchase of sustainable products wherever feasible
  • The reduction in risks from environmental hazards for employees and others near our operations


Green Solutions

Green Solutions

Striving to protect and preserve the environment and helping you do the same is one of our commitments to you. Green Solutions makes it easy to find lab products that align with your sustainability goals.

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