SUSTAINABILITY PRIORITIES AND STRATEGIES CITIZENSHIP
Responsibly carrying out our Mission means focusing on the health of the environment and society around us, prioritizing issues, and setting strategies. Corporate sustainability is critical to our business performance, helping us mitigate risk, enhance quality, increase efficiency, and drive innovation globally. That’s why we prioritize sustainability issues that matter most to our business and our stakeholders — keeping our company focused on being a good global corporate citizen.
Foresight is paired with adaptability — essential for navigating today’s fast-changing world — allowing us to respond to emerging sustainability risks and opportunities. Our sustainability priorities and strategies include:
Recognizing that sustainability is critical to our business performance, our Sustainability Steering Committee (SSC) guides our companywide approach. Our chief financial officer is the SSC’s executive champion, ensuring a close link between sustainability and economic oversight.
We submit environmental data to Carbon Disclosure Project annually. We also report on indicators set by the Global Reporting Initiative and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) in our Standards Supplement. To read a recent SASB case study about the Medtronic approach to reporting, click here (https://www.sasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Case-Study-Medtronic.pdf).
Medtronic was again included in the FTSE4Good Index, as well as the Dow Jones North American Index, and CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens list.
Company makes Corporate Responsibility Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for third consecutive year, secures #1 spot for employee relations.
Medtronic marks its eleventh consecutive year on the North American Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).
For the fourth straight year, Medtronic received the Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator award.