Anthem, Inc.

Anthem, Inc.

Anthem, Inc. is working to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions. With more than 107 million people served by its affiliated companies, Anthem is one of the nation's leading health benefits companies. 


50% GHG reduction in 10 years


Better Climate Challenge   Better Buildings Challenge
Better Buildings Alliance   Water Savings Network

Anthem signed on to the Better Climate Challenge committing to a 50% reduction in GHG emissions across their 6.5 million-square-foot portfolio over 10 years. The company has internal goals to reduce scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 46% by 2030, with a 2019 baseline, in addition to a goal of 100% renewable electricity procurement by 2025.

As part of Anthem’s energy and water management strategy, they continue to invest in technologies that make their real estate portfolio more efficient. They pursue real-time analytics and maintain a culture of competition through the “Anthem Energy Leaderboard”.  Since a baseline year of 2013, Anthem has accomplished the following:

  • ENERGY STAR certified over 4.25 million square feet of office and data center space
  • Reduced water consumption by 35 million gallons annually
  • Reduced scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions intensity per square foot by 40%

As a leading health benefits company, Anthem recognizes the link between our environment and our health.  Through energy and water conservation, recycling, community wellness, and carbon management, Anthem is committed to continuously improving the environmental sustainability of its operations and business activities.

Climate Challenge Commitment
6.5Million Square Feet
Buildings Challenge Commitment
5.7Million Square Feet
GHG Emissions Goals
50%Reduction in Scope 1 & 2 Emissions
Energy Goals
20%Reduction in Energy Intensity
Goal Achieved13%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)
Water Goals
30%Reduction in Water Intensity
Goal Achieved37%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)