Corporate Responsibility

Corporate Responsibility

“We believe that our mission to save and sustain lives is our ultimate statement of corporate responsibility. The global impact of our products, presence and activities will always be assessed through this lens, as we touch the lives of patients, clinicians, communities, employees and other constituencies worldwide." Joe Almeida, Chairman and CEO

For more than 85 years, Baxter has been making a meaningful difference for patients and creating lasting social, environmental and economic value in the communities we serve. Our employees are passionate about our mission, which is reflected in our portfolio of life-saving and sustaining products, our emphasis on environmental stewardship, our commitment to innovation and our uncompromising dedication to responsible business practices.

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Making a Meaningful Difference: The Baxter Corporate Responsibility Report

We have a longstanding dedication to transparent reporting. Disclosures in our annual Corporate Responsibility Report reference the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) reporting framework and are reflected in our Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Index.

Front cover of Baxter Healthcare Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan 2024

Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan

Baxter Healthcare is proud to deliver our latest Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan as part of our pledge to Activate Change Today (ACT) within our local communities and areas of influence. Through our network of hospital customers, healthcare professionals, patient groups and suppliers we can work together to support self-determination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and deliver equality to health outcomes for all Australians.

Charitable giving and grants

Charitable Giving and Grants

We support initiatives and organizations that make a positive, lasting impact for the disadvantaged and underserved.

Increasing access to healthcare, promoting community wellness where our employees live and work, and fostering tomorrow’s innovation are central to our mission to save and sustain lives, and fundamental to our philanthropic focus.

Sustainable operations, health and safety

Sustainable Operations

Our emphasis on environmental stewardship includes driving sustainability throughout our global manufacturing operations and supply chain.

We strive to continually reduce our environmental footprint by using energy, water and raw materials efficiently, while decreasing waste and greenhouse gas emissions. Read more about our efforts in this area in the Operations section of our latest Corporate Responsibility Report.

Read our Corporate Responsibility Report

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