Baxter’s corporate responsibility strategy focuses on the issues that matter most to the company and its stakeholders and where it can have the greatest positive impact. The company determined these long-term priorities and goals based on the company’s strategic vision and the materiality assessment it conducted in 2015.
To inform this process, the company:
- Assessed healthcare industry trends such as business model innovation and proactive health management; and sustainability trends such as climate change, fresh water scarcity and population growth.
- Gathered input from Baxter executives, senior leaders, and employees.
- Reviewed relevant information from external reporting frameworks including the Global Reporting Initiative G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) standards.
- Considered customer feedback related to a range of corporate responsibility issues.
Read about Baxter’s recent efforts in the 2016 Baxter Corporate Responsibility Report.