|Baxter Releases Annual Corporate Responsibility Report; Announces Progress Toward Social and Environmental 2020 Goals|
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Company Also Recognized for the 4th Consecutive Year as One of the 50
Most Community-Minded Companies in
Baxter was also recently recognized for the fourth consecutive year as
one of the 50 most community-minded companies in
“Our corporate responsibility priorities are tightly integrated with our
strategic imperatives as a healthcare leader, adding greater dimension
to how we bring our mission to life,” said Baxter Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer José (
This year's report, which is available at www.Baxter.com/responsibility, outlines the company’s corporate responsibility strategy and highlights progress toward Baxter’s 2020 corporate responsibility goals. Areas of focus include employee health and safety; community service; product innovation; access to care; operations; ethics and compliance; responsible procurement and logistics; and workplace culture.
2016 Highlights include:
In recognition of the company’s broader efforts to advance corporate
responsibility, Baxter has been included on the Dow Jones Sustainability
Index for 17 consecutive years. The company has also been recognized as
a Best Place to Work by the Human Rights Campaign. Baxter achieved an A-
on its CDP Climate Change score; and is recognized as an
Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.
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