Johnson & Johnson has an aligned and consistent global ethical framework along with clear and comprehensive resources that guide all employees. Johnson & Johnson operating companies conduct a wide range of activities in the healthcare marketplace, including R&D, manufacturing, medical education, product and procedure training, marketing and selling. These interactions involve many different healthcare stakeholders as well as employees, suppliers, business partners and officials from governments and health authorities around the world. A variety of legal and ethical standards, some of which are unique to the healthcare industry, apply to these activities. We take every reasonable measure to ensure that we all operate in accordance with ethics and compliance laws and standards, and with the transparency expected by our stakeholders.