Our Story

Our Story

Baxter touches the lives of millions of people around the world every day. Our products and therapies can be found throughout hospitals and clinics – from the ER to the OR, from the pharmacy to the ICU – as well as advancing patients’ care in their homes.  

For nearly a century, we have been at the critical intersection of saving and sustaining lives. And now, we are determined and uniquely positioned to realize our greatest opportunity to transform global healthcare for years to come.

Committed to Saving and Sustaining Lives

Our Leadership

Our forward-looking leadership team is committed to using their expertise to help providers meet today’s healthcare challenges – better care for more patients, faster and cost-effectively.

Our Governance

We are committed to operating with the highest standards of quality, safety and performance in everything we do, and we strive to maintain a best-in-class work environment for all employees.

Fueling Collaborative Innovation

Nurturing a culture of innovation is critical to delivering on our mission to save and sustain lives. We partner with world-class institutions, clinicians and scientists to continually find more efficient and smarter ways to help solve the healthcare industry’s most pressing challenges.    

Our Corporate Responsibility

We strive to create lasting value by empowering our patients, protecting our planet and championing our people and communities

Our History

For nearly a century, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that changed healthcare. From the first commercially produced intravenous solutions to today’s leading acute, nutritional, renal and surgical care innovations, we are committed to providing leading healthcare solutions.

Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Diversity, equity and inclusion at Baxter is about building and developing diverse, high-performing teams that are engaged and innovative.  We want to attract, motivate and retain an inclusive and diverse workforce to better address the needs of our employees, customers, suppliers, patients and caregivers worldwide.

employees working on a manufacturing line

Representative Honors and Recognitions

The following awards are among numerous other regional and country-specific recognitions across the globe:

Workplace & Diversity

Corporate Responsibility

Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities' Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion
3BL Media's 100 Best Corporate Citizens
Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index 
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
Seramount Best Companies for Multicultural Women
EcoVadis' Gold Sustainability Rating
Seramount Global Inclusion Index
FTSE4Good Index
Seramount 100 Best Companies (Working Mother) & Best Companies for Dads
CDP's Climate Change (Score B) and Water Security (Score B)
Seramount Top Companies for Executive Women