Environmental Stewardship

At BD, we are dedicated to making products that help improve the safety and cost of healthcare. At the same time, we're committed to doing so in a way that has the least amount of impact to our environment. 

We view environmental stewardship through many different lenses, including the health and safety of our employees, contractors and the community. We are an environmentally responsible company committed to environmentally sound practices in all areas of our business. It is our vision to have all employees working safely and in an environmentally responsible manner 100 percent of the time. 

We manage our operations in a manner which minimises waste, reduces environmental releases and is protective of the environment through the setting of objectives and targets and the use of an Environmental Management System. 

ISO 14001
BD has achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems certification for 15 of its locations worldwide. This voluntary certification demonstrates company's commitment to environmentally responsible business practices globally. 

Below are the ISO 14001-certified BD locations: 

Basingstoke, England 
El Paso, Texas 
Hoechberg, Germany 
Middleburg Heights, Ohio 
Mannford, Oklahoma 
Mexicali, Mexico 
Madrid, Spain 
Maplewood, Missouri 
Palm Springs, California 
Plymouth, Minnesota 
Rolle, Switzerland 
San Diego, California 
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 
Tijuana, Mexico 
Villamarzana, Italy