Maintaining the availability and provision of affordable medicines for all and ensuring that people who need treatments can access them, afford them, and know how to use them.
Protecting the health and welfare of animals to ensure they are not caused unnecessary pain or suffering and reducing the use of animals to the minimum number required.
Consideration for the moral and ethical implications in all aspects of research, innovation, product development and pricing, clinical testing, and marketing.
Undertaking scientifically controlled studies of the safety and effectiveness of therapies, as well as the responsible provision of clinical trial data in a way that safeguards the privacy of patients and preserves trust in regulatory systems.
Respect for and fair treatment of all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, physical ability, and religious and political beliefs.
The creation of safe and comfortable working conditions for employees, including occupational health and safety management, access to medical services, provision for stress management, and improvements in physical wellbeing.
Developing positive and active relationships with local and therapeutic communities through charitable donations, employee volunteering, and support for partner organizations working to improve the wellbeing of these communities.
The direct and indirect impacts of products on the environment across the product lifecycle, from design, development, testing, and material sourcing to manufacturing, distribution, customer use, and end-of-life.
Using comprehensive and systematic management tools to identify, monitor, and manage material environmental issues, such as energy, waste, water, chemicals use, biodiversity, and resource scarcity.
Operating responsibly and transparently in compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and company Codes of Conduct. This includes ethical and transparent communication, promotion, and marketing and sales of products and services, as well as efforts to prevent bribery and corruption among all employees.
Implementation of strong governance and accountability systems to manage risks, ensure transparency, and build trust in all aspects of operations and engagements with stakeholders.
Upholding and respecting rights inherent to all human beings, including, but not limited to, the rights to life, liberty, and equality, freedom from slavery and forced labor, and freedom of expression and association.
Protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information.
Investing in innovation and research, including collaborating with stakeholders on research and development (R&D), sharing knowledge, and supporting diverse sales channels to sustain product pipelines and create pioneering innovations that target rare diseases.
Safeguarding any work, inventions, designs, or creations of the mind through trademarks, copyright, patents, and other methods that prevent illegal and uncredited iterations of work without proper attribute.
Protecting product integrity for the safety of patients and addressing counterfeits through consideration of risk management and strategy along the value chain.
Ensuring products and therapies are effective and safe for patient use, with limited side effects, and ensuring all safety and quality assurance standards are met.
Promoting the responsible use of drugs and therapies by patients to maximize the benefits and reduce the risks of negative impacts on the lives of the user and others.
Ensuring the consideration of ethical, quality, and health, safety, and environmental aspects in the procurement or sourcing of raw materials and the manufacturing of products across the entire supply chain.
Recruiting and retaining employees with the skills, experiences, and capabilities for the current and future success of the business, industry, and the wider economy.