Programs and Initiatives

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

The Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) Program utilizes a variety of sourcing strategies, business forums, and disclosure mechanisms to uncover and capture opportunities throughout our supply chain that benefit the environment, human health, and our bottom line. Learn More

National Supplier Diversity

Kaiser Permanente's National Supplier Diversity, a division of Buy to Pay, works collaboratively with departments throughout Kaiser Permanente to carry out this important business initiative. Our philosophy is to leverage the organization's buying power to make a sustainable impact on the total health of the communities we serve. Learn More

Healthy Picks Program

Kaiser Permanente is a healthcare organization that subscribes to healthy eating as a foundation of our Total Health vision. Kaiser Permanente Healthy Picks program has the goal of improving the health of our members, employees, communities and the environment by increasing access to fresh, healthy food in and around our facilities.

Healthy Picks creates an environment that makes the healthy choice the easy choice. The Healthy Picks Program defines healthy food options in food venues throughout Kaiser Permanente, including patient menus, cafeteria, vending machines, catering, conferences, smart markets, food kiosks, coffee carts, gift shops and farmers markets. Learn More