Environment & Sustainability
Protecting the Environment for Generations to Come.
At McWane, protecting the environment and the health and safety of our employees is one of our highest priorities. Our environmental, health and safety management system is designed to provide an organized and consistent approach to achieving this objective and assuring continuous improvement.
- Jeet Radia, Senior Vice President Environment, Safety & Human Resources
We take our commitment to the environment seriously. Our approach to environmental and safety issues starts with a clear vision from our leaders, supported by strong policies that place the environment and safety at the core of the business and through a substantial investment in state-of-the-art environmental technologies and modern infrastructure.
McWane addresses the unique environmental and safety challenges faced by our industry with a comprehensive Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) management system based on the principles of the International Organization of Standardization (ISO) 14001 standard, Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) 18001 and OSHA Management Guidelines. ISO 14001 is an internationally recognized specification for environmental management systems. Our EHS management system allows us to manufacture our products in an environmentally-compliant and -friendly way and to provide communities with a foundation for life with clean, safe and dependable drinking water.
In addition to producing environmentally beneficial products, we have developed ways to make our facilities more environmentally-compliant and -friendly as well. Senior Vice President Jeet Radia and McWane’s environmental team have spearheaded company-wide initiatives to examine our manufacturing processes and to look for ways to improve recycling and reuse opportunities and reduce environmental impacts. We are also exploring ways to incorporate green building principles into future EHS capital improvements to further reduce our environmental footprint.
All McWane facilities have implemented environmental practices that, in many instances, exceed U.S. standards, producing performance that is among the best of the industries in which we operate. We improve our performance every day so that we help protect our environment for generations to come.