With over 30,000 associates and more than 19 million square feet of building space occupied worldwide, Ingram Micro’s operations generate direct environmental impacts from greenhouse gas emissions, water use, materials and waste generation. In addition, our supply chain partners provide freight services and technology products that are critical to our business and cause additional significant impacts.
We have taken the following initiatives to reduce our ecological footprint:
Environmental Management Systems
Ingram Micro’s Environmental Stewardship policy requires all facilities to implement site-specific environmental management systems (EMS) in alignment with the ISO 14001 framework. Where feasible and according to business need, facilities are encouraged to pursue EMS certification. Our priority is to develop systems that are effectively minimizing our environmental impact.
Programs and Policies
Efficiency and Optimization
- Building efficiency projects, including lighting retrofits and installation of water-saving and energy efficient equipment
- Continuous improvement of processes, including the integration of LEAN principles
- Choosing green certified facilities, when feasible
- Optimization, reuse and recycling of packaging materials
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