ELP Gold Leader - Denver Zoo

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Denver Zoological Foundation
Member since 2008
The Denver Zoological Foundation is dedicated to ensuring the safety of the environment in support of all species.
  • Saved 40 million gallons of water in 2017 from baseline levels.
  • 60% diversion of waste from landfill.
  • Since 2009, Denver Zoo staff have logged over 1.5 million miles using alternative transportation (bike, carpool, bus) resulting in savings of 376 tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Development of a purchasing platform designed to help us meet our sustainability objectives and policy through the evaluation of environmental, social, and economic performance for all products, suppliers, and manufacturers.
  • Dual certified Sustainable Management System to ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001 program standards.