Cree endorses and adheres to Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) standards for all Cree sites.  It is Cree’s EH&S goal to design and develop products safely, that realize energy efficiency, minimize environmental impacts, and have sustainable life cycles.  In this manner, the Company is continuously improving our EH&S performance and reducing the overall impacts of our manufacturing processes.  To further ensure that Cree can implement such standards, Cree is dedicated to:

  • complying with regulatory and other requirements; 
  • consulting with and encouraging the participation in EH&S by workers and workers’ representatives where they exist. 
  • implementing specific measures to prevent and minimize hazards to humans and the environment including pollution prevention;
  • minimizing waste and disposing of waste safely and responsibility; 
  • providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employees;
  • reusing or recycling materials wherever technically possible and economically reasonable;
  • sourcing raw material responsibly; 
  • substituting sustainable resources in place of non-renewable resources; and
  • using natural resources, energy, and materials efficiently.