Environmental Protection: Reduce, Avoid, Improve

Two Pillars: EHS Management and ISO 14001

It is Novanta’s declared goal to minimize or avoid the negative effects of our business activities on the environment and climate. The company’s environmental, health, and safety (EHS) efforts will be increased even further in the coming years. EHS aims to prevent and reduce accidents and health problems at work, as well as environmental damage that may result from work processes, and to permanently improve occupational safety.

Novanta is expressly committed to climate protection and makes its contribution toward gradually reducing greenhouse gas emissions.


Waste and Hazardous Materials

The best waste is the waste that does not occur in the first place. For our ESG aim of being audited in accordance with ISO 14001, we therefore have a company–wide program to reduce waste and separate and recycle it as strictly as possible.

The safe handling of hazardous materials is a top priority for us. All of our business locations have processes in place for the safe identification, storage, handling, and transportation of hazardous materials. There are also established work processes for the reduction, reuse, or recycling of hazardous waste. We also use an internal chemical classification and labeling system with reference to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) and/or references to regional classifications (e.g., TSCA, IESCS).