Avanir’s primary mission is to serve patients by developing innovative treatments for unmet medical needs. We also strive to be a responsible corporate citizen and good neighbor.
We know that we must all do our part to tackle critical environmental issues, such as the effects of climate change and the depletion of natural resources. At Avanir, we are committed to long-term environmental responsibility.
The passion and enthusiasm of our staff help fuel our growing enterprise-wide approach to environmental sustainability as we look to integrate sustainable practices into our business right from the start. Environmental sustainability makes good business sense; it’s an important investment in our future.
Our headquarters are based in a LEED certified building in Aliso Viejo. This high performance energy-efficient buildings operate at a lower cost with less environmental impact over time. A few of our corporate HQ green features include:
maximum daylighting within interiors, drought tolerant landscaping, stormwater filtration system, efficient parking structures, direct digital controls to HVAC, indoor air quality management plan, green housekeeping and green site maintenance programs, among many others.
Health & Safety
Avanir recognizes that excellence in Environment, Health and Safety performance is integral to an efficient and successful business. Avanir is committed to achieving high standards of environmental quality and to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all of its team members, contractors, and temporary staff. It is company policy to comply with all applicable environmental, health and safety laws and regulations.
Every Avanir team member is encouraged to improve workplace health and safety by recognizing and mitigating potential hazards. Examples include using proper personal protective equipment, ensuring workstations are ergonomically correct, and handling and storing hazardous materials correctly.
Avanir team members at all Avanir sites are required to immediately report all work-related injuries, illnesses or environmental incidents to their supervisor. Avanir uses the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) system to record and report work-related illnesses and injuries.