The global business environment is undergoing a major transformation, driven by growing public demand for openness, transparency and more inclusive and sustainable business models. Stakeholders are increasingly interested in a business’s broader role in society, beyond financial returns, and want to know more about a company’s policies, practices, and disclosures that may impact its long-term sustainability.
Responsible business practices serve as the foundation of our Company’s success, and are imperative to protecting the broader healthcare system and the communities in which we live and work. It starts with a culture of ethical leadership and integrity delivered by a diverse, skilled workforce committed to serving the patients, customers, consumers and all others who count on us to provide high-quality, safe and reliable products, operate with integrity and engage in responsible business practices. Whether we are protecting data and privacy of our patients and consumers, being transparent about our business activities, engaging with suppliers or assessing options for safe, ethical and patient-centered decision making, we seek to sustain the trust earned over the course of more than 130 years of business operations.