Global frameworks:
Behaving responsibly and sustainably

We are active in global environmental, social and governance initiatives to bring about positive action and change.

United Nations Global Compact

United Nations Global Compact

Supporting human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption. We are a committed member of the Global Compact, submitting our Communication on Progress reports to the UN annually since 2007.

FTSE4Good

FTSE4Good

The FTSE4Good is a series of ethical investment stock market indices. It identifies companies that display strong environmental, social and governance practices measured against globally recognized standards. We are a member of the FTSE4Good and continue to meet its inclusion criteria in 2017.

Global Reporting Initiative

Global Reporting Initiative

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) helps businesses and governments worldwide to understand and communicate their impact on sustainability issues such as climate change, human rights and governance. We use the GRI for much of our sustainability reporting. And will continue to use the GRI where it benefits our stakeholders.

United Nations SDGs

United Nations SDGs

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 goals intended to guide global sustainable development efforts between 2015-2030. We pride ourselves as a responsible organization that contributes positively to helping people and improving our surroundings.

Modern Slavery Act

Modern Slavery Act

We are committed to ensuring that forced or compulsory labour and human trafficking does not occur in our businesses or supply chains worldwide. Key measures include employee training on labour standards, management of any modern slavery risk, and engaging on the issue with our supply chain partners.

World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum

We are committed to helping communities to adapt and improve resilience to social, political and commercial change. Through our partnership with the World Economic Forum, and by engaging with a network of 40 healthcare industry leaders, we are helping to shape the future of healthcare in a socially responsible way.