“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.
Making a Meaningful Difference: The Baxter Corporate Responsibility Report
We are proud of our longstanding dedication to corporate responsibility and committed to sharing information about our priorities, programs and performance.
Driving Corporate Responsibility
Baxter's Corporate Responsibility Council oversees our strategy, steers our program, and leads our efforts to integrate corporate responsibility into the business. Council members, who are executives and subject matter experts from across the company, sponsor Baxter's corporate responsibility priorities and goals, and drive programs and initiatives in their respective areas.
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.