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Environmental Policy

Corporate Policy
Environmental affairs


Effective Date: June 1, 2009
Lenovo is committed to exhibit leadership in environmental affairs in all of its business activities. The requirements listed below apply to all of Lenovo’s worldwide operations. Every Lenovo organization must support this policy and each manager and employee, as well as any contractor performing work on behalf of Lenovo, shall bear a personal responsibility for the following objectives:

Compliance
  • Meet or exceed all applicable environmental requirements for all Lenovo activities, products, and services, including legal requirements, standards, and voluntary commitments to which Lenovo subscribes.
Prevention of Pollution
  • Use sustainable business practices and processes that minimize waste and prevent pollution, conserve energy and minimize Lenovo’s carbon footprint, minimize health and safety risks, and dispose of waste safely and responsibly.
Product Environmental Leadership
  • Conserve natural resources by developing products and packaging that minimize materials usage, use recycled and environmentally preferable materials, and that maximize reuse and recycling opportunities at the end of the product’s life.
  • Develop, manufacture, and market products that are energy efficient and that minimize their impact on the environment.
Continual Improvement
  • Strive to continually improve Lenovo's environmental management system and performance.
  • Work with Lenovo’s supply chain to improve environmental protection and promote the use of environmentally preferable technologies.
  • Be an environmentally responsible neighbor in the communities where we operate and act promptly and responsibly to correct conditions that may endanger health, safety, or the environment.
  • Provide appropriate resources to fulfill these objectives.
Corporate strategies, policies and guidelines must support this commitment to leadership in environmental affairs. Every employee and contractor of Lenovo must follow this policy and report any environmental, health, or safety concerns to Lenovo management, who must take prompt corrective action.



Yuanqing Yang, Chief Executive Officer

 
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