Oracle develops a range of software and hardware solutions that help companies better execute and measure their sustainability initiatives.
Leading businesses recognize that environmental responsibility is good business. Oracle operates its business according to environmental best practices, and we develop products and services that support sustainability operations and initiatives. These development efforts are informed by customer needs, as well as our own, and we use the products ourselves.
Because Oracle technologies evolve rapidly, we are intentionally not presenting details regarding our sustainability solutions here. For the most complete and current information available, including case studies on how Oracle products are helping customers meet their environmental objectives, visit the following websites:
Every year, we honor customers that use our products to reduce their environmental footprint and simultaneously lower costs. The awards are presented during Oracle OpenWorld by Jeff Henley, Oracle vice chairman of the Board.
The 2014 Sustainability Innovation Award winners included Cox Enterprises, Safe Water Kenya, Sprint, and Unilever.
We have a number of partners that help our customers with their sustainability initiatives. Many of these partners provide end-to-end IT and business consulting and support services to organizations from a variety of industries and regions. These partners provide an array of services to help organizations achieve their sustainability goals, from environmental consulting and audit services to providing greenhouse gas emission reporting products.
“The Oracle RightNow platform gave us the flexibility, capacity, and tools that we needed to build WalmartSustainabilityHUB.com, our efficient supplier engagement platform. We partnered with Oracle partner Solutions 4 Retail Brands to leverage the Oracle Service Cloud to engage thousands of suppliers across hundreds of products and categories.”
“We have accomplished our goals while reducing our CO2 emissions and will continue to review and increase value for our clients, employees, and the environment into the future.”
Oregon Health Sciences University and Western University are examples of how IT solutions help schools reduce their environmental footprints while simultaneously reducing supply chain costs.
Oracle offers US Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR-qualified products. Visit oracle.com/green to learn more.
We are committed to reducing, and where possible removing, potentially hazardous substances from our products. For example
As a hardware manufacturer, Oracle minimizes its environmental impact by adhering to green business practices in the following areas:
In 2013, we consolidated manufacturing operations at one of our North American factory locations. As a result, we streamlined the transfer of parts and products between facilities and subsequently reduced our carbon emissions.
Oracle’s product packaging meets the following criteria:
In 2013, packaging and printed materials waste decreased subsequent to consolidation of some manufacturing operations at one of our North American factory locations.