Sustainability Tips and FAQs
Did you know you can lower your energy bill even further when you use the following energy saving tips in addition to Cree LED products?
To Cree, the most important sustainability issues are to create sustainable products for our customers, continuously improve production efficiency, and ensure the health and safety of our employees and the community.
At this point Cree does not have a sustainability or CSR report. However, our team is developing a CSR report.
It is Cree's EHS policy to: 1) Design and develop products that realize energy efficiency, minimize environmental impacts, and have sustainable life cycles, and 2) Continually improve our EHS performance and reduce the overall impacts of our manufacturing processes. Cree’s Corporate Environmental Health & Safety Policy can be found here.
We strive to minimize resource use and reduce the environmental impact of our production process. To better inform our customers, we are committed to transparency of our GHG emissions, waste generation, and water and energy consumption. Cree is dedicated to responsibly managing environmental impacts, including being in compliance with environmental legislation as a minimum, and ensuring continual improvement in our environmental performance. In May 2016, Cree’s environmental management systems became certified under the ISO 14001: 2004 standard.
The Cree Supplier Code of Conduct requires all suppliers to comply with applicable health, safety, and environmental laws and regulations to create safe working conditions and a healthy work environment for all workers. In addition, suppliers shall comply with all applicable labor and employment laws and regulations including wage and hour, freedom of association, equal employment opportunities, non-discrimination, child labor and forced or compulsory labor.