By Camille Chatterjee
Submitted by Johnson & Johnson
Health should be accessible to all.
And yet every day people and communities around the globe face complex diseases and environmental challenges.
Which is why, as the world’s largest and most broadly based healthcare company, Johnson & Johnson is committed to using its reach and size to help improve the health of people around the world and the environment in which they live.
From efforts to help fight and prevent disease to the development of more sustainable products, the company’s newly released 2018 Health for Humanity Report details the progress the company made last year toward meeting the Health for Humanity Goals it has pledged to achieve by 2020, as well as the U.N.’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
Caring for the world, one person at a time... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. This year, we celebrate 126 years of embracing research and science – bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work in more than 250 operating companies in 60 countries throughout the world. The passion and commitment of our people yield innovations that further minimize our impact on the planet, drive new alliances to address major health challenges in developing and developed countries, and help to create economic opportunity for people. Improving human health and well-being is our crucial mission and the ultimate measure of upholding our responsibility now and for generations to come.
At Johnson & Johnson, our top priority is health-health of people and the planet. That's why we set aggressive corporate wide goals to reduce our environmental impact, outlined in our Healthy Future 2015 goals. To this end, we established the proprietary Earthwards® process for developing and marketing greener products through lifecycle analysis. Every Earthwards® recognized product must achieve a greater than 10 percent improvement in at least three of the seven goal areas:
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